Working from home: Do you ever miss your cubicle?

An editor thought she’d relish the ability to work remotely for a week—until she realize coffee shops and home offices were not like her good ol’ cube.

Every week since then we’ve been sharing aspects of the experience on

Yesterday, Roula Amire, the managing editor of, offered a rather surprising confession: She missed her cube in the office.

Amire tried working from a hip coffee shop—only to be silently judged by the 23-year-old at the counter—at Whole Foods (a bounty of free samples, a dearth of bandwidth), and, finally, her apartment.

What did the experience teach her?

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