Between work environment, certain other stupidity, and my apparent inability to take back my hobby, I think the current situation is a loss. So the question then becomes one of whether I can suitably reduce my financial footprint, or whether there is an actual need to replace the compensation of 2 jobs. The 18 mile commute is bothersome despite being unnecessary some of the time, but if I'm going to bother to move, it's not clear that I simply want to move closer to Oakland, an area which has lost a lot of the things which made it interesting since I arrived in 1987.
I vaguely have a few options, and I suppose I need to explore more.
The view out my window is more dreary than usual, today.