The Princess and the Paint

Friday night, my daughter will be playing the lead in the Stage Right! musical version of “The Princess and the Pea”  — her first starring role. After rehearsal today, she jumped at the chance to get messy by painting with Mark, our set designer.

I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here’s Why

Grammar signifies more than just a person’s ability to remember high school English. I’ve found that people who make fewer mistakes on a grammar test also make fewer mistakes when they are doing something completely unrelated to writing — like stocking shelves or labeling parts. In the same vein, programmers who pay attention to how they construct written language also tend to pay a lot more attention to how they…