- Van Cleef’s First Law
- Never underestimate the power of a draft memo.
- Van Cleef’s Second Law
- If you want to get anything done, don’t get a life.
- Van Cleef’s Third Law
- A CPU’s initialization time is inversely proportional to it’s speed.
Back in 1975, the USS Tripoli (LPH-10) visited Busan, South Korea. While there, I visited a Roman Catholic priest who was assigned to a local parish. I spent the weekend with him, meeting parishioners and attending Mass with them. After Mass, an elderly lady approached me and handed me a roll of silk. When I unrolled it, I found this image; This image is hand painted on silk. The flowers in the background are formed into the shape of the … Continue reading →