Tim Kiser's photos with the western Indiana

Downtown Terre Haute city sidewalk plants.

Downtown Terre Haute city sidewalk plants.
When I'm someplace and I get bored I like to start looking around for weird street bushes, I can usually find something to laugh at.

Good idea for an Internet Webpoll on a Terre Haute local news website:

Do you think there are enough cars in Terre H…
Added on September 23, 2012

The good ol' B & A Electric Electronic building of downtown Terre Haute.

The good ol' B & A Electric Electronic building of downtown Terre Haute.
ELECTRIC: wires, generators, motors, batteries, switches, relays, resistors, transformers.

ELECTRONIC: vacuum tubes, transistors, diodes, integrated circuits.

Big B & A will get ya taken care of. Or would've gotten ya taken care of, I can't quite tell.…
Added on October 23, 2012

An old "Old National" façade.

An old "Old National" façade.
Well it's certainly an architecture idea.

The contrast between the weedy and cracked-up old street vs the fresh new sidewalk in the foreground is gonna wave a red flag at angry drivers' rights activists.

I was ready to taunt passing motorists — "Boy t…
Added on October 24, 2012

"Prairie buttons" landscaping idea for landscaping the sidewalk.

"Prairie buttons" landscaping idea for landscaping the sidewalk.
Make "prairie buttons" of restored prairie. Grow islands of habitat from whichever of the native plantbreeds.

Re that little driveway:
The elevation of the sidewalk curbs above the level of the street is so slight, most drivers wouldn't actually have t…
Added on November  4, 2012

"Playful" trees idea for downtown Terre Haute streetscaping.

"Playful" trees idea for downtown Terre Haute streetscaping.
I could have forgiven myself for thinking for a minute that somehow I had ended up someplace in California!, but nope, this is Terre Haute.

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In downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, on August 30th, 2011, at the northeast corner of Walnut…
Added on September 22, 2012

Is this burning [groceries] an eternal flame!

Is this burning [groceries] an eternal flame!
A clever thought!, the people at Coldwell Banker suggested we leave the neon sign turned on in hopes that that might attract a buyer for the building.

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In downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, on August 30th, 2011, the former "Shahadey's…
Added on September 24, 2012

Strange window!

Strange window!
These are terrific where it's hard to figure out which side of the window the different weird things are on. What is the meaning of the repeating pattern of black glyphs upon the strip of Coca-Cola logos?, an unusual question, or is that actually happeni…
Added on September 25, 2012

Out on the streets with the Terre Haute police!

Out on the streets with the Terre Haute police!
I complained to the officer about men on local road crews blocking sidewalks with their laying-down road construction signs, completely unnecessarily, thereby preventing people in wheelchairs from using the sidewalks.

This picture is from 8/30/11 which I…
Added on September 26, 2012