The only window is high on the wall, over a tall filing cabinet, and opens into a well, below ground level.
The space feels like a cave, which has always struck Deery as about right, because her job is to talk dirty online to strange men. She has athletic good looks, with tawny skin, big brown eyes, and long straight brown hair that falls over her shoulders.
Both the policewoman and her target give the author their versions of the truth, in a case that challenges the conventional wisdom about online sexual predators, and blurs the lines among crime, “intent,” and enticement.
Detective Michele Deery works in a cubicle in the basement of the Delaware County courthouse, in Media, Pennsylvania.
To get good at something, you need to love the process The people who get good at signing songs are those enjoy singing scales and doing warmup exercises.
The people who get really good at basketball are those who enjoy doing dribbling and layup drills.
One of the many false identities Deery has assumed online is something truly rare, even in this polluted pond—that of a middle-aged mother of two pre-pubescent girls who is offering them up for sex.
Here are 40 little knowledge bombs that, in my opinion, took me way too long to learn.If I could travel back in time and do one thing, I wouldn’t cheat on the stock market, or kill Hitler. What follows are some of the most important lessons I’ve learned in life- from books, from hard-fought experience, from friends, teachers and mentors much wiser than myself.Some of these lessons took me a very long time to learn- and while I wish I could have learned them faster, it would have taken me even longer if I didn’t have help.Most of us have, at some point, considered what we would do if we could travel back in time.Maybe we would give ourselves some hot investment advice and become millionaires, or change history for the better, or witness our favorite historical event.