The idea of working from home is every 9-5-ers dream. But after slaving away in my sweatpants and relegating my social circle to the corner deli guy, the coffee shops teaming with freelancers no longer surprised me. Trying to find a quiet spot that’s not crawling with high-speed freeloaders like myself can be a difficult task. And with this end of the world, freakishly warm weather as of late, the idea of spending my days hunched in a dark corner of a cafe is even less appealing.
So to my combat years of cubicle habitation or time spent in the “veal fattening pens,” I decided to stake out any neighborhood cafe with a high-speed set-up and an outdoor space, for those of us not blessed with a backyard. Besides the surprisingly large number of outdoor cafes, there are plenty of parks that are connected now as well. Now is the time to get off your couch, unplug your laptop and start working on your hand tan! (more…)