You could always work on an OSS project of your choosing, get paid by a company to do so, and work from home. Considering myself luckier than I did 5 minutes before reading this response.
Infinite Jest was an amazing book. Foster Wallace was an incredible writer. Very interesting and depressing. Time to read the jest again -
Work expands to fill the time available. -- Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955