The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

Artist or Vagrant?

The line can be fine

Photo by Adam Dore on Unsplash

We sat on the balcony — me, my husband, and our son, who lives there in Seattle. It had been a warm day and cooling breezes were delicious.

Suddenly there was a man shouting in the street. “We’ve got some wild characters in this neighborhood,” my son informed us.

As the stranger came closer, I could make out some words, “Where you at? Bet you…




Wow! Did you notice that? It was your day flying by. This publication is your place to enjoy stories of 150 words or fewer about plants and people, wild animals and pets, gardens and food, how-to and how-not-to — written to inform and delight. Did I mention humor?

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Cindy Shore Smith

Cindy Shore Smith

Teacher, reader, writer, hiker, wife and mom. Blog can be found at

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