My First Toastmasters Speech

I joined my company‘s Toastmasters club about eight months ago. I attended the meetings as often as I could, participating in the table topics and listening to the prepared speeches. I kept meaning to deliver a speech myself. The first one in the program is the icebreaker, which is meant to introduce the speaker to [...]

Hack for Ikea Bookshelf with Missing Cross Brace

In 2003, while I was still in college and living in Baltimore, MD, I moved into an unfurnished apartment for the first time. One of the items I bought for the apartment was a 50 usd contemporary bookshelf from Ikea called the Enetri. It is a book shelf with four shelves supported by two wire [...]