- Deacon Greg offers a homily on A world without Snow.
- William Teach over at Pirate’s Cove offers some thoughtful observations and a link fest.
- Michelle Malkin’s article delves into the many faceted personality that made Tony Snow so special to so many.
- Lemuel at Hillbilly White Trash provides some clarity about why Tony Snow’s passing has impacted us all who follow politics and media.
- You know the Anchoress will offer some valuable nuggets of wisdom.
- Gina Cobb’s take: Tony Snow, R.I.P. ("Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant") is another “must read.”
- E.M., our favorite American Princess in A Sad And Sudden Loss offers the perspective of the younger generation.
- And Dr. Melissa Clouthier suggests some parallels in the passing of Snow and pioneering heart transplant surgeon Michael DeBakey.
I place Tony Snow with a group of brave Americans from whom we have much to learn.
College wrestler Adam Frey has maintained a fascinating outlook on life in his blog as he continues his battle with some stubborn chemo-resistant tumors.
“I guess all there is to do is go there and kick it in the ass. I am sure God has a reason for this, and I trust him fully. Of course, I hope no offense is taken upstairs when I say I do not really want to go through it…again. Life I think is going through most things you do not want to do in life and only a few you do. I am learning that really fast.”
And most inspiring because such wisdom is not usually thought to reside inside the body of an 18-year-old, is that shared by John Challis, who has been making the rounds of baseball, football, hockey, and other sports venues, bringing tears to tough guy athletes and news media critters alike. Quotes like this one in a recent Pittsburgh Post Gazette article, “A
"His family can use it more than we can," John said. "That's just common sense. Someone does something good for you, then you help someone else."
ESPN produced this SportsCenter feature on John: