An Honorable Life
This impresses me more than gold braid on a sleeve:
The chief justice’s three children gathered near the of the coffin:James, a lawyer and former college basketball star; Janet, also a lawyer; and Nancy Spears, whom Rehnquist frequently credited as an editor of his books about Supreme Court history. Their children, Rehnquist’s grandchildren, fidgeted and sobbed.
In the end, having children and grandchildren who will cry at your funeral is what matters most.
Steal The Bandwagon reports exploding heads.