The celebration of St Patrick's Day is always the reminder to me, to wish birthday greetings to former Texas Governor Mark White. He's not Irish, to my knowledge, but March 17 is his birthday and I'm sure he has an appreciation for all things Irish.

Governor White is a Houstonian. Born to a family of East Texas, he has always claimed this as home, when not serving in office in Austin. He a proven friend to Houston civic interests and a proven friend to so many fellow Houstonians.

Truly I wasn't thinking about sharing this photo I took at Christmastime, but I noticed he took a seat in my home next to my Irish nutcracker...thought that would be appropriate. Happy St Patrick's Day Birthday, Governor White.