Samantha's friend Diane Graveline warned Brett Wickwire that “Marty tends to be the more practical one. Samantha, well, she’s on the pompous side and tends to be something of a dreamer. Maybe that’s not the right word. You’ll see.” CCT2
Marty was sharp as a tack; it was clear that he didn’t let much grass grow under his feet. CCT6
Marty and Samantha employed Brett Wickwire and Meredith VanArnhem to run a theatre at the winery over the summer.
At the end of the summer Marty wanted to continue with a monthly program over the winter and another full season next summer. He was prepared to find work to keep Brett around if Brett hadn't got a teaching job nearby.CCT36