Jim - message sent.
sans - Yes, it's funny, isn't it. I know exactly what you mean, but I'm in the reverse situation to you. By which I mean that if I'm not topspin b-line blasting (yes, like the rest of the world) in the proscribed manner, I'm moving away from my strengths. When it starts getting too all-court, I'm out of my comfort zone and my game begins to get stretched.