My name is Crystal Jackson. I live with my partner James and dog Stella in Pacific Grove, California, a place that reminds me of the town from Jaws, only with more fog and less Robert Shaw. I’m a writer by trade (and habit). This site houses a small sampling of recent work projects, information about my plays and my blog, which I started way back in 2005. Thanks for stopping by.
I telecommuted 1,865 miles to work, full-time, for three years, three months and three weeks before starting a new (in-person) gig at a place that’s 2.5 miles from my house. … Continue reading the end of the no-pants era (or, how I stopped telecommuting and learned to love the office)
Before James and I got together, I only had a passing acquaintance with the Grateful Dead. I didn’t own any of their music, but I could sing along with a … Continue reading I’ve become a Dead fan, I guess
A decade ago when I was working at the Alley Theatre, we sponsored a breakfast event for our corporate donors. Larry Kellner, then-CEO of Houston-based Continental Airlines, was the speaker. The … Continue reading maybe I’ll just rent a car instead
It’s the three-year anniversary of the day James and I loaded up our cars, grabbed the dogs and put Texas in our rearview mirror. We got here two days later with … Continue reading 1,095 days
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