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Opinionated Ravens

Aki and I join a line of dogs and owners on the trail from Downtown Juneau to the old Perseverance mining district. At the upper end of craftsmen homes on Basin Road, we passed under a light standard occupied by two ravens. 67 kata lagi

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Breakout

Aki and I break out of the old growth, after maneuvering the latest wind-fallen hemlock, and spot a line of sunlit gulls that shine like a string of white lights strung over dark water. 128 kata lagi

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Hunkering Eagles

No one would write a homesick song about the Eagle River meadows today. Rain, wind and current provide the only moment before the little dog and I start down an icy trail. 183 kata lagi

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Where's the Action?

Last night’s windstorm littered the Treadwell ruins with broken branches. But now only rain falls on the little dog and I. The place seems empty. A croaking raven hides in the woods and the neighborhood eagles and ducks have been blown off the channel. 25 kata lagi

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AKI Biomarkers vs the Urinalysis: Have We Found the Kidney Troponin?

The birth of automated urinalysis technology and centralized laboratory testing has unfortunately made examination of the urine sediment by physicians a rare event. The search for the kidney “troponin” continues as we try to figure out the best biomarker for AKI.  697 kata lagi

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Dancing in the Rain

This morning’s soaking rain has turned the path down to Mendenhall Lake into an Olympic-grade bobsled run. At its base a young women in white tights, black leotard, her hair in a dancer’s bun, strikes an arabesque on a patch of snow. 84 kata lagi

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Ravens Always Win

I don’t expect much drama on our Downtown walk. Because it offers a banquet of smells and even the odd chance for a scrap of food, Aki loves our route. 150 kata lagi

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