Mariton: A Wee Bit o’ Green

March 17, 2017

by Tim Burris, Preserve Manager

Thanks to St. Patrick I challenge anyone to find a snake at Mariton today. My wife gave me that little pearl of wisdom.  My wife could pass for Maureen O’Hara’s prettier sister.  Her grandparents spoke with a heavy brogue.  When asked if she is Irish, she adamantly replies, “I’m American!”   I loved that response when I first met her, and it still brings a smile to my face.  She is proud of her heritage, but she doesn’t need to proclaim it.  You can obviously see it in her blue eyes.

They say that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Well even in the depths of winter, Mother Nature wears a little green.