A contrarian rescued from crotchetiness is still a contrarian.
I sometimes think I have a love–hate relationship with General Aviation. Eventually that may turn true about just about anything we feel passionate about—whether it's sailing, baseball, or aviation—and the people we come in contact with from airport to FBO to airshow. After a while, unless we're careful, a sense of "been there, done that, got the T-shirt" jadedness can overcome even the most passionate participant in something that has long given joy.
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