“‘it’s not for the notarial fee, but because situations tend to change every few years. Children are born, grandchildren come, spouses die, there’s divorce.’ ‘The great parade of life.’ Gamache jumped in to stop the parade. ‘”
You shared from Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny
I do this. People do prattle on during an investigation. You learn when to let them prattle and when to move them forward, like when it’s lunch time or something.. Haha I kid! Listening and ‘hearing’ solves crimes. Everybody talks, even silent ones. Listening is a lost art with this generation.