Keeping The Windmill Alive - Your Last Trip? – August 2017


In danger of losing your windmill?

Maybe you can share the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you used 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.


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To See the Eclipse

Drove down to Clemson, SC and rented a house for a week, had my kids and their families there. We went for the eclipse, but also celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary. Both events were fabulous. Have always wanted to see a total eclipse and finally got to see one. GPS kept track of traffic problems. Weren't many. Drove down on Friday and returned on Thursday. Missed the crazy traffic.

Tuckahoe Mike - Nuvi 3490LMT, Nuvi 260W, iPhone X, Mazda MX-5 Nav


Today''s trip leads to Safelite to get my windshield replaced. Ouch that's cost a lot.


St Helens

St Helens

Lake Hartwell SC

To see the eclipse!

non-native nutmegger


A tornado hit there a few years ago...

non-native nutmegger


Well I drove to my friends on Friday afternoon. What should have been a fairly short drive, was not because people leaving work early to leave for the weekend.
Almost as bad coming home today.


Nuvi 2797LMT, DriveSmart 50 LMT-HD, Using Windows 10. DashCam A108C with GPS.

I got to Cross Hill, SC for the total eclipse.

"Wondrous" is the only word to describe totality.

Garmin Drive 61, nuvi 2597MT, too many really.

San Jose to San Francisco

Beautiful weather in SF with the current heat wave.

Nuvi 3597 LMT

Not far, kust to Roanoke for

Not far, just to Roanoke for my Grandson's football practice.

Frank DriveSmart55 37.322760, -79.511267

Looking for

a water filter for the house.


Biannual road trip..

Back from AZ.. not much happen along the way..going through Denver a drag....

Cottage trip this past

Cottage trip this past weekend - big family party. sadly there was some missing but it still didn't affect the mood and the weather was splendid.

My Last Trip was.....

Baltimore, MD to Buffalo, NY.

RKF (Brookeville, MD) Garmin Nuvi 660, 360 & Street Pilot

Have a great week


The little Nuvi...

worked perfectly for the Sun City trip! Wonder how we ever found our way without GPS smile Back home just in time for a possible record setting temperature sad


Good trip to the back country.


Just sitting here waiting for the rain to stop

25 inches over 3 days... 3 then 11 then 11.


Wow. I've worked in 4 states in two weeks. So much easier in the age of GPS nav systems.

A nice weekend away on a

A nice weekend away on a local island, with very twisty roads!


perpster wrote:
gdfaini wrote:

To see the Total Solar Eclipse.
It was awesome.

I flew my Lear Jet to Nova Scotia to see it. Big mistake.

Ok, I admit it. I lied.

I flew it to Washington State this time.


Just hung around the house this weekend.

Tuckahoe Mike - Nuvi 3490LMT, Nuvi 260W, iPhone X, Mazda MX-5 Nav

40th Birthday Party


Wait a minute... who am I here?

Ocean Grove, NJ

Very pleasant!

Garmin: GPSIII / StreetPilot / StreetPilot Color Map / StreetPilot III / StreetPilot 2610 / GPSMAP 60CSx / Nuvi 770 / Nuvi 765T / Nuvi 3490LMT / Drivesmart 55 / GPSMAP 66st * Pioneer: AVIC-80 / N3 / X950BH / W8600NEX

slept in travelling.

Lunch Ride

Only about 30 miles



Taking a friend out to her birthday dinner.

The Melting Pot - Birmingham, AL

GPS worked great! To get to the actual location: Turn on to Doug Baker Drive, Take 2nd Left, Go to deadend at theater at top of hill, Turn Left, Go to deadend, Turn Left again, Park near escalator at bottom of hill, Elevator is behind escalator, Melting Pot is on your right when you exit the elevator on 2nd floor.

Service was excellent! Food was wonderful! Best cheese fondue is the Wisconsin Trio. If not on the menu, tell the waiter that directions are on the wall in the kitchen. Delicious!

Garmin nüvi 3597LMTHD, 3760 LMT, & 255LMT, - "Those who wish for fairness without first protecting freedom will end up with neither freedom nor fairness." - Milton Friedman

West Coast Trip

Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helen


Spent the morning chasing down two junkyards in NE TN. Garmin got us there and home and we found the parts we were looking for.

the 5

the 5

Just checking in

Missed 5 weeks, been in the hospital.


"Internet: As Yogi Berra would say, "Don't believe 90% of what you read, and verify the other half."

Sorry to hear that..

retiredtechnician wrote:

Missed 5 weeks, been in the hospital.


Hope all is ok now!!

Bobkz - Garmin Nuvi 3597LMTHD/2455LMT/C530/C580- "Pain Is Fear Leaving The Body - Semper Fidelis"


same old same old


bobkz wrote:
retiredtechnician wrote:

Missed 5 weeks, been in the hospital.


Hope all is ok now!!

Sorry to hear that.
Hope you're healing quickly now that you're home.


Stayed home with the hurricane/tropical storm closing roads

by flooding town (Houston). Only went out to run a couple of errands over lunch and it looks like several gas stations haven't restocked.

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