Keeping the Windmill Alive - Your last trip? - January 2013

 

In danger of losing your windmill?

Maybe you can share with us the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you use it to seek out special places to go (like Thai Food, ice cream shoppes, etc.) Anything to keep your windmill alive.

This thread will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

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Manitoba

Made the trek back to the in-laws last week for my mother-in-law's 80th birthday. They live in the interlake of Manitoba. We lucked out, missing winter storms that occurred just before we drove out and another that followed us home.

Beautiful country and a lovely visit with a wonderful lady - but 2600 kilometers round trip in the winter can be an adventure!

About 900 miles this weekend

Friday, we left Clovis, NM and went to Dallas, Tx. Spent the night with out oldest son and his "better half". Saturday, we dropped down to Midlothian, TX, and then back to Clovis, NM. About 900 miles over the weekend.

The 560LMT worked flawlessly in the automobile mode, something I don't use for long trips very often.

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KD5XB in DM84

Keep it Alive?

I need to get it alive.

I used my GPS...

to get to the Winnipeg Humane Society to bring in a cat that was hit by a car in front of my house. It took me down a route I never would have known- cool shortcut.

Manhattan

a lot of places downtown Manhattan, GPS starts going crazy and constantly recalculating, especially by Wall St

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Just Got Back

From Louisiana, I got to see my first School Zone Alert in West Baton Rouge on La 1. And my first JV Birds Eye View in Lafayette, La. Was using my GPS 3590LMT.

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3790LMT; 2595LMT; 3590LMT, 60LMTHD

Project site

Finding my way around between the airport and the hotel, the hotel and the project site, back to the hotel, and to the airport in another state.

Karen had me drive on a surface road instead of a freeway. Should've glanced at the Google map beforehand.

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nüvi 750 & 760

Last Trip

North Fork of Long Island

Still moving for Florida keys

In an Rv ... moving slow ... near Miami. First stopping in Everglades for Python Roundup ... then on to Keys.

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Garmin 205, 260W, 1450LMT, 2460LMT, HEREwego for iPhone ... all still mapping strong.

Providence, RI-Portsmouth, NH-Portland, ME: perfect routing

Providence, RI-Portsmouth, NH-Portland, ME: perfect routing. 2595 LMT

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"Primum Non Nocere" 2595LMT Clear Channel and Navteq Traffic

Work Travel

Driving a couple of hours north, south and east each day for work. The 1450LMT is working flawlessly everyday with the rest stop, turnpike tolls, restaurants, hotels, etc POIs.

Too much work travel, not enough play time.

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Harley BOOM GTS, Zumo 665, (2) Nuvi 765Ts, 1450LMT, 1350LM & others | 2019 Harley Ultra Limited Shrine - Peace Officer Dark Blue

Orlando, FL. Ah, love the

Orlando, FL. Ah, love the sun.

San Jose to Jackson CA

Heavy traffic on the way home due to bad accident. Was able to bypass the worst of it thanks to Garmin.

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Nuvi 2598 LMT Nuvi 3597 LMT

Shopping

Just hitting the essentials this week - groceries, pharmacy, doctors, etc.

Nowhere

Tired after the holidays.

Last Trip

Last trip with GPS was to Williamsburg for the weekend to visit my Dad.

AZ weather

Just relaxing after the holidays, enjoying this week's warming trend (high 70's) and configuring my Nuvi 2555LMT

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Nuvi 660, 2555LMT

Trips?

Last one was to Atlantic City, NJ. Suprisingly, came away a winner. smile

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Metricman Nuvi 3597 GTM-60 Traffic Receiver Williamsburg, VA

windmill

Heading out to find some specialty store.http://www.poi-factory.com/sites/all/modules/smileys/packs/netstyle/icon_rolleyes.gif

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The Home of BLUMARU HOUNDS

Peoria

Looking for just the right new car. I'm glad I wore boots today because the BS was very deep at one dealership.
wink

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1490LMT 1450LMT 295w

Sunday evening ritual

Happy new week

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-Garmin Nuvi 760 & 765T-

another week....

nothing exciting.......

New Canaan

CT

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non-native nutmegger

Well I went about a half

Well I went about a half mile up the road to wash some comforters at the laundry mat. Man I want one of those 6 load machines in my house!

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Nuvi 3790LMT, Nuvi 760 Lifetime map, Lifetime NavTraffic, Garmin E-Trex Legend Just because "Everyone" drives badly does not mean you have to.

trip to Costco and Target

Nothing new this weekend - just a somewhat regular drive to Costco and Target for supplies.

Road Trip to Florida

Drove from Vancouver Island, BC, Canada (after taking the Black Ball Ferry) down the I5 to LA then visited my Aunt in Rancho Cucamunga. Then across the south of the USA through Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. Just looking for warm weather, drove down Florida to the Keys and out to Key West, finally found some warm weather!

Used my Garmin Nuvi 2595 and it only led me astray 3 time, two for restaurants and once for an address I punched in. Both times it got me to the right street but about a mile from the real address. Once I checked the street addresses I quickly located the places though.

I think I put 7000 Kilometers on the odometer so far this trip.

Ottawa, Canada

GPS behaved well on the way North. On the way South, it gave some weird routing through some rural roads, instead of the main highway, after crossing the border back to the US.

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Garmin Nüvi 265W

On the go

Albany, NY.....delivering seed.... tnd 720 took right to the spot...

Did anyone go to enaguaration ..?

Did anyone go to inauguration ..?

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Thanx BiLL Solomon

Inauguration

BillSolomon wrote:

Did anyone go to inauguration ..?

No. I believe my invitation got lost in the mail?!

...So I went bowling instead. grin

windmill

windmill

scottsdale arizona

scottsdale arizona smile

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DriveSmart 50, DriveSmart 60, nuvi 2595, nuvi 3760,

Oklahoma City George Strait

Oklahoma City George Strait & Oklahoma City National Memorial

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Montana 650,62S,1450,Etrex Venture Hc

Erie PA

Drove a couple of hours up to Erie this morning for work just for the day. Lake effect snow, yuk! Got in and back out this evening just as it started pounding the are again.

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Harley BOOM GTS, Zumo 665, (2) Nuvi 765Ts, 1450LMT, 1350LM & others | 2019 Harley Ultra Limited Shrine - Peace Officer Dark Blue

can't seem to get back here

can't seem to get back here enough

Road Trip

Went to Cabela's yesterday - 145 miles Columbus OH to Wheeling WV. Took about 2 and 1/2 hours to get there with a stop. Took over 6 hours to get back with one long stop. Snow, ice and a jackknifed semi on I-70 - sat there for almost 3 hours. Of course I spent more than I planned at Cabela's (as usual).

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Live every day like it's your last. Some day you'll be right - Benny Hill

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Hey all, have a good day....

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You can walk a horse to water, but a pencil has to be led.

Garmin map background

Just fiddling with my Nuvi 2555LMT. Since it is difficult to glance at the screen to determine the traffic areas (red and yellow), I changed the freeways, major and minor roads to blue. That way, the red and yellow spots are quite visible.

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Nuvi 660, 2555LMT

Last trip

Portage, IN

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John_nuvi_

Last trip

Portage, IN

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John_nuvi_

Aquarium

Long Beach, CA aquarium. So many fish, so little time.

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Nuvi 760 (died 6/2013); Forerunner 305 bike/run; Inreach SE; MotionX Drive (iPhone)

Won't be using the old Nuvi...

this week on a trip to Mexico. Beach is small enough I don't need GPS smile

Off to the Bowling Alley

...and Subway, too!

Shopping

Took a trip last weekend to the outlets in Leesburg, VA

Out shopping in the snow

Needed to restock the pantry, so snow or not, made the trip. Work and back, too, of course.

no place special

maybe next week.

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non-native nutmegger

Keeping my Windmill

Wish I took the GPS up the Observatory road just to find out the elevation.

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Originator of Keeping Your Windmill Alive. Live in MA & have a cooking website. 6 yr. member. http://kitchentoysmakecookingfun.blogspot.com/

Tilting at

...Windmills

24 deliveries

keeping southern NH warm delivering heating oil

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etrex vista, Nuvi 350, Nuvi 650, Nuvi 750(3)

windmill

windmill

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