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And who am I? My name is Crystal. Ah, but what's in a name.

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, which in my humble opinion is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

I work as a Technical Writer. I love to travel (can you tell?) I costume. I do ball room dancing. I like movies old and new. I am a science fiction fan. I am a Christian. Although, I believe in the practice of good behavior rather than preaching. Pontificating preaching = yawn.

However, I believe in having strong beliefs and opinions. I don't like Hemingway. He bores me. I like Jane Austen. She entertains me. At which juncture I should mention, I was a Literature Major at U.C. Santa Cruz. The Divine Comedy is one of the best books ever written. Shakespeare rules. James Joyce is over rated. Laurence Sterne did stream of consciousness better and actually funny in the 1700s. See what I mean about strong opinions. I have barrels of them. Mainly because I like to have them. Shows character or something.

Anyway, there you go. That's me.

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