Sorry for the hiatus. Been taking a break, and getting new inspirations. More tomorrow, but this is too good to not post.
I feel guilty at long hours in coffee shops. I have a write-together-but-don't-talk-much group I go to on Wednesday afternoons, and we meet in coffee shops. Fortunately not ones that actually reek of coffee. We are not alone -- there are always tables full of people who do just as this article describes:
Café owner going to kill laptop-using bastard