in reply to How long do you spend at PM?
We all have "seasons" in our lives. I'm in my web programming season, which has led me to the monstery. But there are other reasons I frequent this place:
- I have lots of questions. And what better place to get answers than from the knowledgeable monks that hang out here. I've learned a lot.
- I can help others. I'm no guru, but I've had enough experience here, and programming in general, that I can occasionally offer a bit of advice.
- Strange as it may sound, this is a community. I find people here of like mind. My family doesn't share my interest, my friends don't, but the monks do. Here I find a sympathic ear (most of the time ;^)
I just wish there was a monastery for other parts my life.
"The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men." George Eliot