Cogently stated, Mark. Please don't feel compelled to get it all out there in short order - I would prefer that you hang around rather than burn out. Also stepping away for a short time from time to time is how I keep the passion. I didn't brew in October for that reason - I am patiently awaiting the full chill down of a Vienna lager for a Christmas party as I type this...and I enjoyed the spark of my burner under the kettle earlier today. Didn't miss it until it was lit again. Think I'll brew next weekend, too.