Opportunity arises to get some work done at this Chicago Starbucks.

Whether I work from my hotel room at The Ritz-Carlton or a local coffee shop, it feels refreshing to be in the windy city.  Everywhere I look, people are plugged in at this Rush Street Starbucks.

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They stare at their phones with headphones on.

All the while, laptops open directly in from of them. I find myself judging them.

I take in all that surrounds me, and snap a few photos with my Leica M6 (I love film).  The ink smears the page as I write in my journal.  Darn left-handers!

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I can't judge the people who occupy this Chicago Starbucks.

Because sometimes this is me, just NOT this time.  I find the most inspiration when I unplug and sit with a pen and paper.   On the other hand, if work needs to get done, it's energizing to get out of my home office once in a while.  Local coffee shops are the place of preference for me.  As a result, I can't judge these people.  Maybe they're working, maybe not.  It's none of my business.  As I sit in this Starbucks, I turn inward and write.

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