Tag » Aki

Test Your Knowledge: HIV and The Kidney

In an article published in AJKD, Lum et al describe a case of acute kidney injury in a patient with well-controlled HIV infection on highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART). 119 more words

Test Your Knowledge

Sheep Creek

I have forgotten how new yellow-green cottonwood and alder leaves bring back to the Sheep Creek Delta some fall glory. Turning away from the show, Aki and I watch some migrants working in salt water near the beach. 150 more words


Birds but No Bees

Does Aki prefer the one note song of a varied thrush or robin’s happy refrain? She wouldn’t tell me even if I asked, which is impossible at the moment because she is off investigating a patch of grass 50 meters away. 155 more words


Watching the Watchers

This morning, another storm sweeps through Juneau. Its rain discourages trips outside. But, I have good rain gear and a dog determined to have her daily adventure so we drive out to North Douglas where a trail meanders through protecting old growth trees. 172 more words



Ah, my first year at university has officially come to an end, and what better way to come back than with a Yumemi arrange? She has quickly become one of my favourite characters. 870 more words

English Lyric Translations

Mountain Goat Acrobat

This morning, as we do on every walk, little Aki and I teach each other patience. Tethered together on the busy lower section of Perseverance Trail, I must stop often and wait for the little dog to sniff and mark. 206 more words


Choosing Your Novel's Title - by A P von K'Ory

Another great article from my friend A P von K’Ory.

About Choosing Your Novel’s Title

By A P von K’Ory

I read an article by Chuck Sambuchino about how to choose a novel/book’s title, and it reminded me of my own inadequacies in this task. 1.195 more words