Let's try to say something positive about this...
I'm happy that you got a job, and I hope you like it and, even if lifeblood-sucking, I hope you find fulfillment (and a good pay) from it.
About Parrot2, rest assured I'll give it a try. Better: I'll look forward to test it. Even better: if you need some debugging, shout. Best: if you need a code-monkey*, yell.
*code-monkey: meaning I code like a [drunk] monkey would do. If any good code comes out of my head, it's just luck.
I dearly miss Parrot.
Of the three potential candidates to fill in for Parrot until it is updated for 2.4, which more closely matches Parrots functionality.