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“Hey, Joe.  Looks like I got my work cut out for me.  That kid is back.”
“What kid?”
“That crazy kid who swims under water all the time.  Hey, kid – you bring yer trunk and handcuffs?”
“Surely you’re being facetious, sir.”
“Oh, yeah?  How come yer back here?  I can’t teach you anymore underwater routines.  You’ll be wastin’ yer time, kid.”
“Well, you don’t really have to teach me anything.  My parents just want to make sure I get proper exercise here in Swim and Gym.  You see, I don’t get physical education at school anymore.”
“Why not?”
“Because I don’t go to school anymore.  I’m attending Michigan State University.”
“Like I said, Joe…  with this kid I got my work cut out for me…”
    —    Audrey Grost (Mike’s mother)
From her book:  “Genius In Residence
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(Dear God:  Now I understand about faith.  There are always some things that cannot be answered.)
    —    Audrey Grost (Mike’s mother)
From her book:  “Genius In Residence
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“Do you like art, Mike?”
“Yes, but not as much as I like science.”
“Why?”
“Because it isn’t exact – when you are mentally equipped to absorb the exact sciences, you find the unexactness of art less appealing.”
    —    Audrey Grost (Mike’s mother)
From her book: “Genius In Residence
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“So you’re Mike Grost?  Your parents like to think you’re a genius, huh?
“No, sir.  My parents prefer to think of me as a natural resource.”
    —    Audrey Grost   (Mike’s mother)
From her book:   “Genius In Residence
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