This is a charming, offbeat story about an odd family that lives on a houseboat in Sausalito, California. Stewart is a professor at a local college and devoted to the arts. He hates anything to do with science. He and his wife, Johns, and children, Mumy and Carol, have a relaxed life
that features at-home musicales. They learn that Mumy has no musical talent whatsoever, so they attempt to get him into art and discover he is color blind. The lad does have a talent for numbers, much to the dismay of his computer-hating father. Mumy begins doing Carol's homework as well as that
of his friend, Fabian. Soon, Fabian and a pal have Mumy doping out the horses at the local ...