Tim Kiser's photos with the garbage

The "Seagull Arms Apartments."

The "Seagull Arms Apartments."
No I'm just kidding, it's the "Outrigger Motel."

A seagull's arms are boomerangs. By taking a picture of the misshapen seagull artwork, I am mocking small businesspeople and southerners.

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In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Decem…
Added on December  1, 2015

Happy pridegoer/paradegoer sees.

Happy pridegoer/paradegoer sees.
Garbage can stance of 45th Annual San Francisco Pride.

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In San Francisco on June 28th, 2015, at the southwest corner of Market Street and 3rd Street, during the San Francisco Pride parade.

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Added on November 16, 2015

Residential area of Miamisburg, Ohio.

Residential area of Miamisburg, Ohio.
Picture in your mind Americans in their dwellings.

The two diagonal powerlines in the upper left corner have RUINED MY PHOTO.

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In downtown Miamisburg, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, in an alley between South Main Street and South Miam…
Added on October  2, 2015

Hanging shirts up!

Hanging shirts up!
This kind with the little notches I reserve for my tanktops. I wouldn't waste this kind on a garment that doesn't need the little notches.

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In Cameron Parish, Louisiana, on July 14th, 2014, on the grounds of a public boat ramp at…
Added on October  4, 2014

Shoreline concrete loaves of Sabine Lake.

Shoreline concrete loaves of Sabine Lake.
I would have liked to have been present to observe the pouring of these.

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In Cameron Parish, Louisiana, on July 14th, 2014, Sabine Lake as viewed from the grounds of a public boat ramp on the north side of Louisiana Highway 82. Je…
Added on October  5, 2014

Impartment of an algal stink and sliminess to these waters.

Impartment of an algal stink and sliminess to these waters.
Yuck!, I would never want to dip my face into that.

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North of Rutherford Beach in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, on July 13th, 2014, in a canal on the east side of Parish Road 359.

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Added on October  3, 2014

Found a mattress!

Found a mattress!
"It's like a little patch of sky," I sighed aloud as I took pictures.

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In downtown Lake Charles, Louisiana, on July 13th, 2014, on the south side of Division Street, east of Lakeshore Drive.

There is the "Capital One Tower," a/k/…
Added on September  4, 2014

A cloud passes over the city.

A cloud passes over the city.
Summer days that are hot like these, the odors of garbage can travel easily for long distances.

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In Ann Arbor, Michigan, on July 21st, 2013, off the east side of East University Avenue, south of South University Avenue.

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Added on July  1, 2014

Opened-up yellow and green plastic easter eggs; and...

Opened-up yellow and green plastic easter eggs; and...
...a plastic shopping bag that got cast adrift to a blowing wind, and then got one of its handholds caught on the top of a signpost, and thereafter worked its way down to the bottom of the signpost.

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In downtown Detroit on Octob…
Added on February  3, 2014

3 sacs GRATUITS!, of these gallon-size foodbags.

3 sacs GRATUITS!, of these gallon-size foodbags.
These "sacs à glissière pour congélation et rangement" are in fact zipper bags for freezing and storage.

Wonderful!, and I trust GoodSense ZipperSeal.

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In Ann Arbor, Michigan, on August 23rd, 2013, on the west side of South Sta…
Added on February  8, 2014

Wonderful cardboard.

Wonderful cardboard.
This was better than flowers. I loved the corrugation.

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In south Minneapolis on October 30th, 2010, in an alley between Nicollet Avenue and Blaisdell Avenue, north of West 26th Street.

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Added on February 18, 2014

A Minneapolis small protected oasis area, between a lineup of parking curbs and a chainlink-topped wall.

A Minneapolis small protected oasis area, between a lineup of parking curbs and a chainlink-topped wall.
This was in April — you can see some leftover snow and ice down there in the lower left — so that's why this garden area was looking a little bit unkempt right then. I remember during the summers there was also a water feature down in there someplace mak…
Added on October 25, 2013

A white poinsettia and a Dairy Queen cup in a window, with handprints.

A white poinsettia and a Dairy Queen cup in a window, with handprints.
In downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, on March 1st, 2011, at "Free at Last Church of God in Christ" along the east side of West 7th Street between Chestnut Street and Kellogg Boulevard.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA3020…
Added on September 27, 2013

Massive overflow of a dumpster into a cold and snowy Minneapolis backalley.

Massive overflow of a dumpster into a cold and snowy Minneapolis backalley.
A slapstick idea for this would be:

• A car gets hung up in the snow, and the only way to move it involves having somebody climb into the heap of garbage to try to push the car free.
• But he or she is unable to maintain a solid foothold and ends up f…
Added on September 19, 2013

Ha ha drainage system.

Ha ha drainage system.
We're rolling toys and cups and whatever else we feel like down a slide at the edge of a "Bojangles Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits" fast food parking lot and into the swamp water of a South Carolina roadside ditch. Damn I'd sure hate to encounter a water mocc…
Added on January  8, 2013

Recognizable as Pittsburgh dirt.

Recognizable as Pittsburgh dirt.
Different cities' dirts express different makeups of character. Why not go outside presently?, and dig up a pile of your city's dirt, and look at it. Compare it to pictures you've seen of dirt from Pasadena or Saginaw or Enid or Montgomery.

Pedogenesis…
Added on September 28, 2012

Trash thrown over shoulders at bus stop benches in Golden, Colorado.

Trash thrown over shoulders at bus stop benches in Golden, Colorado.
"I clambered aboard the bus and it trundled off to Denver, and I never looked back."

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In Golden, Colorado, on July 11th, 2011, an RTD bus stop for routes 16 & 16L (West Colfax Avenue to downtown Denver) on the west side of Jackson…
Added on August 11, 2012

This is what they serve the Swedish Meatballs in!

This is what they serve the Swedish Meatballs in!
Don't you wish an Ikea would open in Columbus?
Don't you wish there'd open up an Ikea in Nashville?
What's with there not being an Ikea in Las Vegas!
It seems like Raleigh-Durham ought to be able to get an Ikea.
It seems like Ikea would open one in Indian…
Added on May 13, 2012