Today started a little off-balanced. It's not natural to wake up at 6:15 feeling like you have to hold onto the bed to avoid sliding off.

WifeOfVirge and a couple of cats didn't think it natural either. The gasps and yowls were what woke me up. I opted for a temporary solution using phone books and magazines in order to recover some of my Saturday morning sleep.

A trip to the hardware and some metal work solved the problem. The broken weld:

I replaced with a modified shelf bracket: