'Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels
Looking back at the years gone by like so many summer fields
In sixty five I was 21 and running up one-on-one
I don't know where I'm running now, I'm just running on'.....
Jackson Browne - Running on Empty
I left the Everglades Monday morning at 6AM. The plan was to stay with Doug and Dorian in Jacksonville the first night. On the way I drove Janes Memorial Scenic Drive through the Fakahatchee Strand. The road was fairly primitive at best and about halfway through I remembered I had no cell phone in case of emergency. I was considering what it wold be like to change a tire between the two dark streams that run alongside the road - true New Yorker thoughts. On the other end of the drive is Picayune Strand, an abandoned housing development that never happened - swampland in Florida. There were perfectly linear roads built for homes I would guess - but the roads were mostly dead ends and, of course, I was hopelessly lost. Finally worked my way out of there but did see a sign saying 'drive slow - panthers in the