Despite the fact that I live in one of those scenic locales you see people blogging about (Park City UT), my actual work life is pretty much the same as anyone else's. I work in my kitchen on my iMac for 8 hours a day, five days a week.
I only really leverage my location when I'm not working. I use the flexibility to go snowboarding in the morning so I can feel more relaxed about my work day when it does start.
But yeah, laptops on beaches are a no-no. Better to stay inside, get the work done, then fully enjoy that beach with a surfboard.
Yeah, I think your lifestyle really nails it. Set yourself up for consistency with computers and the right environment for happiness in other things.
For others, this is Theodore's last post, discussing this further:
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