Tim Kiser's photos with the bollards

Idea for a nondoor.

Idea for a nondoor.
This is giving me a design idea for a fireplace for my house, including the bollards.

No but seriously, this is a bank ("Homestead Savings Bank"), and seeing this I'm ready to give all of my money to it.

No but seriously, it's a smoking shelter for smok…
Added on December  9, 2016

Alleyway very hazardous "wintry mix" Minneapolis.

Alleyway very hazardous "wintry mix" Minneapolis.
Borderline uninhabitable! Briskly informative as to current local conditions. This awful weather is abusing my emotions. It is easy neither to motor nor walk upon the paved alley. How shall any body get to his or her garbage cans or parking spot or bo…
Added on February 19, 2009

A large sign shared by 5 small and unimportant businesses.

A large sign shared by 5 small and unimportant businesses.
"There's a Verizon Wireless, a Rent-A-Center, an Edward Jones Investments, a DaVita Dialysis, and DuHadway Dance Dimensions," Ms. DaVita DuHadway recently told The Morning Sun newspaper of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. "We'd love to have everybody come see us."…
Added on May 18, 2016

☺☺☺ A shopping centre! ☺☺☺

☺☺☺ A shopping centre! ☺☺☺
The 4 destinations are Dance City West Dance Studio, Alexanian's Central Flooring, Patterson Performance Racing/Sign Solutions, and Z Salon.

According to Google Streetview's memories of July 2011, 5 other bizzes that used to be at Waverly Centre were: Th…
Added on May 12, 2016

A concrete ornament and a bollard to prevent you from ramming your car into it.

A concrete ornament and a bollard to prevent you from ramming your car into it.
Well, welcome to the parking lot I guess. The concrete ornament is intended to resemble a phony trashcan. Ridiculous!

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In downtown Lexington, Kentucky, on June 14th, 2014, at the north corner of East Short Street and North Martin…
Added on August  5, 2016

Learn bollard removal — $$$

Learn bollard removal — $$$
I'm ready to pay up to $3,000 to get these 2 unsightly bollards removed but when I googled bollard removal Tucson there weren't any companies to choose from. Who will take my money?

But I won't pay upfront. I will give up the money after they're pulled o…
Added on December 16, 2015

Active clouds, a variety of tall things, and a mildly elevated parking lot.

Active clouds, a variety of tall things, and a mildly elevated parking lot.
Unpretentious black foregrounds are becoming popular in the cities lately.

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In Tucson, Arizona, on October 7th, 2015, on the grounds of a Target store, off the north side of East Broadway Boulevard, opposite East Williams Circle.…
Added on November 20, 2015

Forget about egress.

Forget about egress.
I tell people in Michigan, "Michigan is like Russia, right?" and they don't get it. This kind of stuff is what I mean — the widespread absence of good government. No fire marshals!

I'll start saying, "Michigan is like Russia: no fire marshals!"

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Added on December 30, 2015

One garbage can for every eleven bollards.

One garbage can for every eleven bollards.
...with a smokestack (background center left) and a veterinary medicine research facility (background right). Very urban!

The veterinary medicine research facility looks like a county jail but is in fact a veterinary medicine research facility operated b…
Added on January  3, 2016

A dollar tree as viewed from a wendy's.

A dollar tree as viewed from a wendy's.
Lesson idea for all of you ones that homeschool: Use this picture to teach your child about underground pipelines. Touch its finger to the screen and guide it along the route the pipeline follows as it crosses beneath the parking lot.

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Added on November  9, 2015

Good view of a dark street, Merchant Street.

Good view of a dark street, Merchant Street.
The cars are the second-biggest things around here, after the buildings.

Goin' to school!

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In downtown San Francisco on June 26th, 2015, Merchant Street as viewed from the northeast corner of its intersection with Kearny Street.…
Added on November 11, 2015

An Arby's and its bollards.

An Arby's and its bollards.
The sign and bollards are leaning because the land underneath the parking lot is starting to collapse.

Arby's Corporation will celebrate its centennial in 2064 and I'm already looking forward to the celebration.

Arby's Corporation is owned by Roark Capi…
Added on August  5, 2015

Welcome to the typefaces and trapezoid of the rock restaurant "Uli's."

Welcome to the typefaces and trapezoid of the rock restaurant "Uli's."
This is fun unless you're a snob or a grump. Haus has the same meaning as house but is pronounced "hoss."

A carrot-colored traffic cone and two carrot-colored bollards.

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In Lansing, Michigan, on March 22nd, 2015, at the northeast…
Added on November 28, 2015

A bollards and guardrail scene of a McDonald's shadow cast upon a British Petroleum noncarwash with Monster drink and a badly leaning utility pole.

A bollards and guardrail scene of a McDonald's shadow cast upon a British Petroleum noncarwash with Monster drink and a badly leaning utility pole.
I found it difficult to decide how I ought to compose my picture and I don't think I ended up doing a very good job.

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In Port Huron, Michigan, on April 18th, 2015, a BP station as viewed from a McDonald's parking lot, off the west…
Added on October 15, 2015

Walking in a straight line toward a bldg's entryway canopy, perpendicularly to the bldg's façade.

Walking in a straight line toward a bldg's entryway canopy, perpendicularly to the bldg's façade.
After you finish taking pictures of the canopy, you can crash your car into the utility pole, using any of several available angles of approach.

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In downtown Miamisburg, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, on the east side of South 1st Stre…
Added on December 22, 2015

Storefront for sale, or is it a fire hydrant with two bollards.

Storefront for sale, or is it a fire hydrant with two bollards.
The U.S. is about goddamned cars always being strewn everyplace.

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In downtown Miamisburg, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, a building on the east side of North Main Street (Ohio Route 725), south of East Ferry Street.

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Added on September 25, 2015

5 bollards lineup of American Legion.

5 bollards lineup of American Legion.
I wish I knew the contents of the pitch-roofed Small Protrusion on the building's second floor: Oh how I wish I knew! Should I have gone inside and asked somebody?

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In downtown Miamisburg, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, in an alley bet…
Added on August  9, 2015

Grand!

Grand!
It's not barrier-free, unfortunately, but nevertheless it's still a nice-looking thing to get out of your car to.

Some clever person could put an entablature onto the bumper poles.

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In downtown Galveston, Texas, on July 15th, 201…
Added on September  7, 2014