I realized I didn't post a follow up to my interviews.
Lets see -- law firms are 180 degrees different there than in NYC.
The pay is less than I was making as a paralegal
Hours would be great.
Job with the state would mean a pension -- something I am certainly not getting elsewhere.
It is doable with B and I both working.
Door isn't closed in the sense, but I am still exploring other options. Decisions like this were much easier to make before I had kids!