"You forget about golf," said Mrs. Harrop.
Jim Harrop wanted to know if there would be anybody around to tie Greg's ties for him. Buckwalter said probably not, but he was sure Greg would be popular with the girls at Utah.
"You forget about girls," said Gardner, smiling broadly.
When the Cadillac rolled back toward Salt Lake City, Gardner felt pretty secure about Greg Harrop. "You never know, though," he said thoughtfully to Buckwalter. "When is registration day, anyway?"
Registration day came to Utah on September 25, but Greg Harrop did not. He enrolled at Weber State College in Ogden because, he told a friend, " Utah is pretty sticky on academics and, frankly, I'm not so hot in the classroom." Gardner was touring the Far East for the State Department at the time and did not get the unhappy news until he returned.