with mayor continued:
is "froggin' "?]
is when individuals go out into areas that contain more than a
normal abundance of water -- a lake or a stream, some rivers that
aren't moving real fast, the swamps, the bayous. They go at nighttime
and they bring a light that's strapped to their forehead with
a sort of headband, and they shine a light into the water. All
of a sudden, they'll see a couple of eyes pop up. The light blinds
the frogs and they don't move. The people come behind the frogs
and grab them by hand, then load them in the boat."
to Mayor Petitjean talk about the bayou pastime of "froggin'."
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mural entitled "What's Cookin" depicts a frog cooking
up gumbo in big black pot. The scene is set on the edge of
a bayou with a Cajun cabin in the background.[Click
for a larger image.]