If this is an answer to everything, it might be that there is no straight way to get to anything. That maps are merely suggestions. That dreams are just reminders to pay attention. And if you take the time to talk with strangers, your world becomes a universe. And perhaps, finally, that there are mysteries — like the happy spread-legged naked lady in the baby pool — best left stapled to the ceiling of a bar.
Lowry Park Zoo, 101 W. Sligh Ave., Tampa, 813-935-8552.
Buffalo Graphics/Dennis Karchner, www.buffalographics.net.
Gap Creek Buffalo Meat, 4804 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-748-1287.
South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, 941-746-4131, www.bishopplanetarium.org.
Plainsmen Gallery, 2450 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater, 727-726-5100, www.plainsmen.com.
Buffalo City Bar & Grille, 5631 Park St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-549-9454, www.buffalocitybar.com.
Nickel City Bar & Grill, 7658 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, 727-545-9325.
Buffalo Creek Golf Course, 8100 Erie Road, Palmetto, 941-776-2611.
Evie's Golf Center, 4735 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota.
Peggy's Corral, 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto, 941-729-5442.