Tim Kiser's photos with the flowering tree

Trump Country is bad.

Trump Country is bad.
In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, at the northeast corner of Pacific Avenue and Maryland Avenue.

The "Trump Taj Mahal Chairman Tower" (left) was erected in 2008. The "Trump Taj Mahal Main Tower" (~center) was erected in 1990. The complex cl…
Added on December 31, 2016

A Taco Bell! A literal taco bell on a sunny April morning.

A Taco Bell! A literal taco bell on a sunny April morning.
There's a shiny new replacement Taco Bell across the street from it, so calm down.

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In downtown East Lansing, Michigan, on April 24th, 2016, at the northwest corner of East Grand River Avenue (Michigan Highway 43) and Bailey Stree…
Added on November  6, 2016

Spring white flowers of an ornamental tree for one of the most historic parking garages in all of downtown East Lansing.

Spring white flowers of an ornamental tree for one of the most historic parking garages in all of downtown East Lansing.
Remember that 20th century concrete block patterned openwork needs to be historically preserved everyplace it exists — by force, if necessary.

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In downtown East Lansing, Michigan, on April 24th, 2016, at the city-owned Grove Stree…
Added on September 15, 2016

Grows with difficulty, diagonally misshapen windblown serviceberry.

Grows with difficulty, diagonally misshapen windblown serviceberry.
Later in the year a person will spend an entire weekend collecting serviceberries and baking a serviceberry pie.

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In Tucker County, West Virginia, on May 7th, 2015, along the Bear Rocks Trail (Trail 522) in the Dolly Sods Wilderne…
Added on October  4, 2015

Dogwood-and-dumpster scene of a mountain town plus 3 utility poles with pole-mounted transformers and wooden siding.

Dogwood-and-dumpster scene of a mountain town plus 3 utility poles with pole-mounted transformers and wooden siding.
I know it's lazy to like something so common, but.

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In downtown Parsons, West Virginia, on May 6th, 2015, at the northeast corner of 2nd Street and Panther Lane.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:…
Added on August  8, 2015

A flowering Callery pear goes out over a landscape.

A flowering Callery pear goes out over a landscape.
And not just any landscape — a distressed urban landscape of disused lands!, with a section of fence.

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In downtown Jackson, Michigan, on March 26th, 2012, on the east side of North Blackstone Street, north of West Pearl Street.

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Added on March 19, 2015

Lansing Mich street tree.

Lansing Mich street tree.
I picked a good time of year to visit I guess!

It might be interesting for somebody to observe the rock garden between the street and the sidewalk as it changes through the seasons, as the weeds green up and start to overtake the decorative rocks and the…
Added on September 13, 2013

"Would I want that in my yard."

"Would I want that in my yard."
This was my Hints From Heloise idea, I submitted it but it never got printed, in my newspaper anyway:

On your next day off, sit down and write out lists sorted into two columns: "Kinds of tree I'd like to have in my yard" vs "Trees I wouldn't have in my…
Added on July  7, 2012

This one's called "As They Arranged Their Barrels This Morning."

This one's called "As They Arranged Their Barrels This Morning."
See how the little blinker-reflectors have all got flattened tops: All you construction workers on this website, would you chime in in comments and tell us which problem was solved by that design innovation, thanks. Was it to make them more easily stacka…
Added on April 21, 2012

Dancing "1st" letters; L.E.D. & stack of bricks arrangement of downtown Muscatine; banking customers attractant.

Dancing "1st" letters; L.E.D. & stack of bricks arrangement of downtown Muscatine; banking customers attractant.
Look closely, for subtly, faintly, an led beckons, "Get in here e-now and open up an account. Muscatinians need to hurry in e-now."

"E-yesterday's gone but e-statements protect your e-memories of spending $$."

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In downtown Musc…
Added on August 30, 2010

Welcome to Garden Hole.

Welcome to Garden Hole.
I sat down in the center of it and ate a coldcuts sandwich that I had brought along in one of the enormous pockets of my cargoshorts. I thought it might be funny to bellow nonsense at passing cars — with my mouth full! — but I didn't have the nerve. It'…
Added on June  1, 2009