• Brady thought he would be relieved after tossing the drill.
  • Wasn't getting used to the decision he made. I didn't feel right.
  • 4th of July, Mr. DiAngelo came home.
  • Tink Bosley, head of local Watermen's group said meeting next Tuesday to organize a protest of the new crab regulations. Meeting important...everyone has to be there.
  • Mom says dad doesn't have a choice pg. 150
  • Dad says, It's America...you always have a choice"
  • Mom says they will pressure Dad if he doesn't go along with the protest Pg.150
  • Dad says I know.
  • Brady tells his mother that he can't keep working for Mrs. DiAngelo.
  • He lies to her and said that nothing happened.
  • Brady couldn't look his mother in the eye.
    • Brady wonders if he changed his mind...
      • whom would he tell?
        • parents?
        • DiAngelos?
      • Would it be his word agains JT and Digger's?
      • Asked the picture of Amanda what she would do?
      • Mom sees the picture of Amanda
        • Brady braces himself for her to fall apart, but she doesn't
        • She gets tears and says she didn't know he wanted a picture.
        • They both had an honest conversation and hugged and cried (page 153)
        • Mom says she had to stop blaming herself for what happened to Amanda before she could cope with it and move forward.
        • She admits that it was wrong for her to leave and not be here for Brady and his Dad all those months. She says she knows how badly that must have hurt him...Brady says it did.
        • Brady tell mom how disappointed he was that he didn't go to Amanda's funeral
        • Brady's mom says she is sorry.
        • Mom asked Brady to continue working for Gina DiAngelo. Brady agreed.
        • Mom gives Brady the key to the trunk of Amanda's things.
        • Brady loves his mom so much and thinks it will kill her if she knew the what Digger and JT had done and that it was Brady's idea.