“We need a goddam sign out there – that’ll solve all this,” Jake said.
“Nah, we just needta let the cops know. They’ll come an’ run a trap.”
“Shit, the cops don’t do nothin’ round here ‘cept what the mayor tells ’em.”
“Well, then, let’s talkta the mayor.”
After a lifetime of silence, Lucille spoke up, “Well, we can get a sign made and start there. That’s probly the easiest anyways.”
“There’s sense. My brother-in-law has a shop – he can make a good’un,” Jake offered.
So, since last June, the Halycon Fields Mobile Home Park has had a big sign warning potential criminals, hopeful cut-throughers, and Jehovah’s Witnesses: “Road for Residents Only. All Other Will Be Persecuted.”