Road to Nowhere
State Highway 361 in Dixie County, Florida is a cool place. It was built decades ago at the behest of corrupt state officials as a landing strip for small airplanes running drugs into this country. It's our in the middle of nowhere along the Gulf Coast. The road runs for about 6 miles through scrub and sand, ending in a huge salt marsh. Apparently it's no longer much used for drug running, something I kept reminding myself as I went out there blacklighting late Sunday night. I did feel somewhat vulnerable by myself in such an isolated spot late at night. I also didn't get anything in to the sheet.
Cicindela trifasciata) when I went back on Monday. It was interesting getting to see this somewhat notorious collecting spot.