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In the first grade I told my teacher my name was Crystal and I had an older sister who was a prima ballerina in Rome. She told me I should be a writer instead of a liar. So this is all her fault.

In the many years since, I’ve become an author, screenwriter and filmmaker. But before that, I was a blogger for twelve years. 

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This is Permanent Retrograde, a newsletter about happiness, sadness, lies and everything in between. No recipes.

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