Saturday, April 2, 2022

WEEKEND REFLECTIONS--SPOT THE COOT


 No idea if this is an old coot or a young coot, but he was hard to spot at first among the reeds.

Apparently, the expression 'old coot,' describing an eccentric old man or else just a harmless simple one, comes from the marsh bird's ungainly bobbing of its head as it walks or swims.

See other reflections on James' WEEKEND REFLECTIONS.

YANKEE IN NICE

 Edit: pastis is a licorice-flavored alcoholic drinksimilar to Greek ouzo. My favorite drink as it is for many people in this area. No more ...