Tim Kiser's photos with the streetlights

My flowerbed, my place.

My flowerbed, my place.
However, the dried-up mudpuddle is not mine.

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In West Valley City, Utah, on May 31st, 2016, at the "My Place Economy Extended Stay" hotel on the north side of Grizzlies Boulevard (a/k/a 3100 South), west of Decker Lake Drive.

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Added on December 23, 2016

Out for a drive on a dark morning.

Out for a drive on a dark morning.
In East Lansing, Michigan, on March 1st, 2016, on Red Cedar Road east of Chestnut Road, on the campus of Michigan State University.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TE23 Streets—United States—Pictorial works.
GB2615 Snow…
Added on November 11, 2016

Saturday night party in Owensboro.

Saturday night party in Owensboro.
The local hosptial noticed a huge explosion of unusually foul-smelling births the following November. The sign style is futurous.

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In downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, on January 3rd, 2016, outside the Owensboro Convention Center at t…
Added on October  2, 2016

Several of Lansing's most commonly-encountered (and beloved!) landscape elements are present here.

Several of Lansing's most commonly-encountered (and beloved!) landscape elements are present here.
I have commissioned an artist to depict a stylized version of this scene for my proposed 21st century redesign of the obverse of the Great Seal of the City of Lansing.

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In Lansing, Michigan, on June 6th, 2015, on the east side of…
Added on August  9, 2016

A streetlight fixture casts its shadow onto the hood of a Toyota, as a PECULIARLY KENTUCKIAN urbanity occurs in the distance.

A streetlight fixture casts its shadow onto the hood of a Toyota, as a PECULIARLY KENTUCKIAN urbanity occurs in the distance.
Let this replace your earlier mental images of WHAT KENTUCKY LOOKS LIKE.

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In downtown Lexington, Kentucky, on June 14th, 2014, on West Short Street south of Wrenn Court.

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Library of Congress classification…
Added on July 27, 2016

View of a street from the middle of it.

View of a street from the middle of it.
A true view of Acadiana, Cajun Country.

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In downtown Lafayette, Louisiana, on July 12th, 2014, West Grant Street as viewed from the north side of Jefferson Street.

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Library of Congress classification ideas…
Added on May 24, 2016

Atlantic City blue pair.

Atlantic City blue pair.
We remember decades of desperate nighttime attempts to mail horrible things with insufficient postage.

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, on the Boardwalk at Tennessee Avenue.

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Library of Con…
Added on April 10, 2016

Tucson sidewalk with saguaros and cars.

Tucson sidewalk with saguaros and cars.
TUCSON SIDEWALK WITH SAGUAROS AND CARS.

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In Tucson, Arizona, on October 7th, 2015, on the north side of East Tanque Verde Road, east of East Grant Road.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TE280 Sid…
Added on April  7, 2016

The famous Welcome to Tucson arch welcomes people to Tucson.

The famous Welcome to Tucson arch welcomes people to Tucson.
The arch bears the city's motto, "Water, Wealth, Contentment, Health — Welcome to Tucson!!" and is illuminated by 696 incandescent lightbulbs. Superb!

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In Tucson, Arizona, on October 7th, 2015, East Broadway Boulevard as viewed fr…
Added on March 25, 2016

Popular bridge!

Popular bridge!
"Oh my gosh I love this bridge!" I heard motorists and their passengers exclaim again and again from the open windows of passing vehicles.

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In Tucson, Arizona, on October 4th, 2015, the Luis G. Gutierrez Bridge, erected 2012, on W…
Added on May  3, 2016

Proof that SPLASHES OF ORANGE HERE AND THERE AT STREETLEVEL are aesthetic improvements to the streetscape at 4th & Folsom in SF.

Proof that SPLASHES OF ORANGE HERE AND THERE AT STREETLEVEL are aesthetic improvements to the streetscape at 4th & Folsom in SF.
Blur your vision and set aside your upset that the road is torn up, and agree with me that the streetscene will be more boring and less fun to look at after the orange plastic is taken away.

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In downtown San Francisco on June 29th…
Added on November 12, 2015

Dangle-and-sway of traffic signals, with wires and nonpotholes.

Dangle-and-sway of traffic signals, with wires and nonpotholes.
Here former hole areas of pavement have gotten packed full of holefiller and sculpted into darkened bumpscapes of nonhole. "It feels like there are more wires than sky!" I exclaimed with a smile between bites of Ho Ho.

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In Lansing…
Added on December  2, 2016

Entertaining streetscape.

Entertaining streetscape.
I got so tickled over this, I began chuckling in falsetto right there on the street. What a place!

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In downtown Port Huron, Michigan, on April 18th, 2015, a view to the north from the east side of Michigan Street, north of Quay St…
Added on September 21, 2015

Long arms of lights.

Long arms of lights.
Based on the verbal description I had been given prior to my visit I knew these arms would be long, and hot damn are they ever!

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In downtown Port Huron, Michigan, on April 18th, 2015, on the west side of 6th Street between Water S…
Added on November 18, 2015

Cell phone tower and blue storefront of "Speedy Cash" with paper snowflakes, as viewed from over here at this bus stop shelter with reflective pavement paint.

Cell phone tower and blue storefront of "Speedy Cash" with paper snowflakes, as viewed from over here at this bus stop shelter with reflective pavement paint.
In downtown Clinton, Iowa, on December 29th, 2011, on the east side of South 2nd Street (U.S. Route 67), north of 6th Avenue South.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TK5103.2 Cell phone systems—Equipment and supplies—Pict…
Added on September 10, 2015

Another of the numerous cable-stayed bridges installed in the U.S. in the 90s-00s.

Another of the numerous cable-stayed bridges installed in the U.S. in the 90s-00s.
The bridge is locally unpopular because its flamboyant design is suspected of having been an underhanded effort to instill feelings of admiration for government projects.

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In Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on July 20th, 2014, the "Bil…
Added on June 18, 2015

Out for a walk on a farmland sidewalk.

Out for a walk on a farmland sidewalk.
"I wasn't bothering the crops," I practiced saying as I walked.

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In Sikeston, Missouri, on July 20th, 2014, a view to the west from the south side of Ables Road, opposite Dona Street.

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Library of Congress…
Added on June 13, 2015

Standing here fetting my butters at an intersection.

Standing here fetting my butters at an intersection.
Those are unattractive buildings!

"Butters-Fetting Company, Inc." are "mechanical contractors."

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In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on March 29th, 2012, a view from the southwest corner of West Mitchell Street and South 1st Street.

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Added on June 17, 2015