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Tag Archives: Alameda County Fair
A String of Firsts
Last weekend, I coordinated Poetry Day at the Alameda County Fair. (I know, who knew?) in the morning, I hosted an open mic for all the poets whose work was accepted and displayed at the Fair, plus in the afternoon, … Continue reading
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A Sensory Dilemma
My daughter’s sensory system is amiss. Or rather, it’s more amiss than usual. Let me explain. Due to her sensory integration issues, on any given day, Katie requires a tremendous amount of vestibular and proprioceptive input in order to regulate … Continue reading
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