Number 58220

Number 58220

The 58220 is the DCAS (Defense Casualty Analysis System) number of American deaths during the Vietnam War. The actual number has changed upward slightly over the years, and currently there are 58,318 names on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Washington DC....
Corona Virus Prespective

Corona Virus Prespective

Coronavirus Perspective The Coronavirus (AKA the Wuhan Virus) apparently began in Wuhan, a city in Hubei, China. It became obvious and was noted openly by medical personnel in Wuhan, China in December 2019 but these initially medical warnings were suppressed by...

Person of the Day

Having chicken pox when young increases one’s chances of getting shingles later. We are on the downside of that latter condition right now, and how that leads to my “person of the day.”  Once the condition developed some quick online research pretty...

Buster’s Take on Exercise

One of my personal philosophy’s main tenets is to always be willing to change.  In many ways you/we have no choice. This leads to a favorite positive addiction: exercise. The snowshoe photo is my actual existing pair of two pair I had (AKA Army snowshoes) which...

Buster’s Take on Politics and Religion

–The political jury is out on anything after 1970. It takes 50 years for everything to shake out. Notes: Truman: A-Bombs ended WWII and the Berlin Airlift–Unbelievably tough calls. He drove home (he loved driving) from to Missouri after leaving office...