Tim Kiser's photos with the Eden Prairie

Lake Smetana!

Lake Smetana!
Likely it's named for either the ethnic sour dairyfood smetana or the Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. From a distance that building back yonder on the right looks vaguely Czech, but too I caught a whiff of what smelled to me like sour dairy coming off th…
Added on June 29, 2012

To look out across: exactly those kinds of edenic prairies you'd expect to see in a suburb called "Eden Prairie, Minnesota."

To look out across: exactly those kinds of edenic prairies you'd expect to see in a suburb called "Eden Prairie, Minnesota."
We would all hope that even as an American you would be sophisticated enough not to anticipate that you would actually see a literally edenic literal prairie here, doy.

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In Eden Prairie, Minnesota, on June 4th, 2012, a view toward…
Added on June 29, 2012

A video of a man standing on the top level of a parking structure, frantically spraying a fire extinguisher at an approaching bank of clouds.

A video of a man standing on the top level of a parking structure, frantically spraying a fire extinguisher at an approaching bank of clouds.
In fact he's only pretending to be frantic.

The action is merely to be described in words on a still-photo website, with an accompanying picture of the locale. That's the conceptual art part of it. Youtube killed performance art by showing too much.…
Added on June 29, 2012

Stopping here where Target land transitions to JCPenney land.

Stopping here where Target land transitions to JCPenney land.
Don't say "this is stupid" about the Target property balls; cheer up!

An architect thought the big decorative empty box in the sky back there would be something people would like, only to have it be razzed by colleagues as hack work. Its "EP" stands for…
Added on June 29, 2012

Buncha cottonwood fluff been deposited in this area.

Buncha cottonwood fluff been deposited in this area.
The seeds of the Populus deltoides trees that are apparently someplace around here are attached to cottonlike strands known as seed hairs. The seeds detach from their trees and beeline directly to small depressions at the edges of paved areas, in a proce…
Added on June 29, 2012