I know I’m haunting the coffee shop a little bit too much when the perky staff turns to me once every counter has been left slightly damp by a casually passed cloth.  “So what do you do?” comes easily, because in our world people are defined by their job.  “I’m a writer,” I tell them, casually letting it fall around what I really am as a person.  “Oh,” comes the response, as if to say, “Duh!”  Dunn Brothers Coffee on West Seventh is one of those places where people who need a step back from their life sit in the middle of it all – a good place for writers.

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