Originally Posted by stepford
(that and 2 more years waking up at 4AM and sitting in traffic for 3 hours a day)...
That would be more than enough to make up my mind!
I had that chance - $120k+ to start job and probably more thereafter, but at the cost of a hellish commute in the DC area. That was too high a price to pay. We headed for West Virginia and haven't looked back.