Tropical Breakfast

Artist  Marjolein Bastin
Painted  2002
Medium  Watercolor
Location  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Artist Notes

Possibly my favorite time of the day when we are in Grand Cayman is the early morning.  It isn’t too hot yet and a cool breeze blows from the ocean.  Gaston and I like to eat breakfast outside whenever we can and of course I decorate our table with some bougainvillea that blooms nearby.

Having stepped inside for just a minute to get another cup of coffee an opportunistic Grackle takes full advantage of our hospitality.  They don’t have a discriminating taste; in fact they’ll eat just about anything. This apparently includes seven-minute eggs.  Not wanting to disturb his breakfast,  we sit and admire his beautiful iridescent blue plumage.

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