"Here in Maryland, all of the counties have police departments. Some "cities" (none as a JerseyGirl would classify them!) have their own forces which are supplemented by the county. Many of the counties contract out…"
"The way I see this whole thing is, the introduction of Amber's baby cements Oscar's place in the F-VA family. As I remember it, Russ still believes Oscar's presence to be temporary. That dog is going to save…"
"I've never pictured Russ' truck as having the full back seat (although they will certainly need one, since infant & child seats being illegal in most states these days!) but that's the only way I see this working! Of course,…"
"How do you figure this is going to play, when Clare tells Russ that she's agreed to give an teen age girl a lift into the woods to hook up with the (older) boyfriend??? And, Russ will be a pussycat about this??"
"Hooray for Russ! So, if Russ goes on vacation - and will they take the canine witness (I forget already what Clare calls him) who found Clare at the...was that the fire site?...and Kevin takes over, that'll be a fun book, but will this be…"
"Well, Joan, when I was growing up, in the middle of NJ, we used to make remarks about those in South Jersey. Sorry. And, I went to college near enough to Seacaucus to know this is not an exageration!"