Materials: Tension Rod, Ikea Hemma Lamp, Zip Ties, Light Bulb
1. Using zip ties, secure the wire from the Hemma Lamp to the Tension Rod.
2. Hang the tension rod in the desired area and zip tie to cord to the wall post or to brackets.
3. Plug in and...let there be light!
~ Brianne, Great Neck, NY
In the last week, four of the best young people I know (I’ll refer to them by first name: Brittany, Cody, Vicky, and Amanda) have donned caps and gowns and strolled across a stage in celebration of the ending of one stage of their life and the beginning of another.
If they live up to even a fraction of their potential, the world will be a much better place.
Heading out on a summer vacation? Check out these wonderful packing tips from flight attendants in The New York Times’ “Packing Tips from Travel Pros.”
Now that nearly every airline is charging baggage fees, travelers are motivated to pack as efficiently as possible. And who knows more about packing than professional flight crews?
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, over the years, if I regretted going to law school.
The answer is no. It taught me how to analyze scenarios, options and organize thoughts and deal with tremendous amounts of stress. What it didn’t teach me a whole lot about, though, was the actual practice of being a lawyer.
I’ve heard a similar theme from many MBAs.
Machines are, in some respects, much smarter than we are. Specifically, their ability to collect data about us far outpaces our own ability to know who we are and what we do.
Your computer can’t tell you why you eat, spend money, sleep, or watch TV.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He served from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln successfully led the United States through its darkest hour … the American Civil War. In the end, Lincoln was able to preserve the Union and end slavery.Prior to his election in 1860, as the first U.S.
“Blessed is he that has found his work! Let him ask no other blessedness.”—Carlye
There are two great decisions in a man’s life, two poles around which the first quarter of his typically life revolve: whom to marry and which occupation to pursue.
The latter is a question we face as soon as we are old enough to talk.
About this presentationArchitect-turned-social entrepreneur Eve Blossom created a sustainable business – Lulan Artisans – that provides women and families in Southeast Asia with an economic alternative to participating in the sex trade.
Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book.
Procrastination by Jane Burka and Lenora Yuen focuses on the challenging issue of procrastination. Why do we put off important, challenging work?
For me, procrastination is a “sometimes” issue.
“Do not fail to do what ought to be done, and do not do what ought not to be done. Otherwise your burden of suffering will grow heavier.”
One of my Twelve Personal Resolutions is Do what ought to be done, but I'd never come across this particular enunciation of that idea.