Breakfast at Thomas Sweet Cafe

By on June 12th, 2019 in Checkins
Thomas Sweet Cafe

I decided to take my Wednesday morning status meeting WebEx conference from Thomas Sweet Cafe. It's been a long time since I've done that. I had a blueberry scone and a small cappuccino. The cafe offers free Wi-Fi, but the connection is, and bandwidth is not great. However, the connection to the Xfinity hotspot was strong and stable.

Thomas Sweet Cafe, Skillman, New Jersey —FujiFilm X-T2 + XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ (16 mm, 0.033 sec at f/5.6, ISO800), © Khürt L. Williams
Thomas Sweet Cafe, Skillman, New Jersey —FujiFilm X-T2 + XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ (16 mm, 0.004 sec at f/5.6, ISO800), © Khürt L. Williams

4 thoughts on “Breakfast at Thomas Sweet Cafe”

  1. I like the way you mix it up Khurt. Working from anywhere, especially a dandy place like this would certainly break the monotony. I've often wondered who was the first person to design set-ups like this where people can come, have a scone and a coffee, plus stay awhile to read, study, or work on their laptops. Very cool idea which has caught on around the globe, with options to boot.

  2. You surely take the term telecommuting to the max! I would love to take a webex or skype from a nice place like that with no distractions. I did a webex one time while on the road with my video on. Had folks asking if I was going to do an Karaoke like James Corden.

    1. When working remotely, I have mostly sat in front of the iMac while logged into a Citrix virtual desktop session. I have been doing that for over a year. I only dawned on me recently, that I was limiting myself to one location for no good reason. I have a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, and as long as the WiFi is reliable, I can work from anywhere. The WebEx is every Wednesday at 7 AM to accommodate the UK team. Do you know what time local (Mercer, Middlesex, etc.) parks open? Maybe I'll work from one of those on Friday.?

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