Editor's Note: Thomas Backlund is an entrepreneur, a coder and homeless by choice. He currently lives off a trail called Sörmlandsleden, near Stockholm. The following story was originally hosted on a listserve. While it's rather unconventional for Mashable to publish a piece in this format, we found Backlund's prose intriguing as we're always looking for new stories of entrepreneurship. We chose to keep it in his original voice (save some minor style and grammatical edits).
I recently quit my job and my apartment to live in the forest in a tent.
Actually, tonight, I'm in a wind shelter by a still and beautiful lake, and in front of me there is a small fire; the sun is setting.
And on my lap, my laptop. Read more...