life lesson

Feb
6
2012

Photo by carolrose on www.sxc.hu

I love people watching. Last weekend, the people watching happened at a coffee shop.

I went in at 11:00 AM on a Sunday ready to get some work done. Evidently, half of the city had the same idea. The place was packed and I had a half-dead laptop in my backpack. The line was 12 deep, but I figured there may be a shift in seating by the time I was ready, and there was.

I sat, laptop on my legs, and watched the ebb and flow of people in and out of the shop. Some had strategy to their placement. They staked their claim to a seat and then upgraded as opportunities presented themselves.

I was happy in the corner, just watching.

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