Cary Neeper

Writer, Blogger, and Painter -- esteeming life wherever it might be.

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COMPLEXITY
Exploration of complexity, its indicators, embedded chaos, and value in human organizations.

Forty Years with Birds and Dogs
Care and Respect

No Horses in the Backyard

November 28, 2017

Tags: Animal Sentience

Pals
Horses are not what we have thought they are --at least not in the wild, where "bands" are their group practice and company is crucial. They are never found alone. So how resilient are they as domesticated loners? It's been a long amazing history of their partnership with us humans.
LADailyPost

Some Thoughts on the Anthropocene

October 23, 2017

Tags: Animal Consciousness, Human Self-image

Turkey Two
LADailyPostThe Hen House gang showed us just how verbal and aware birds and dogs can be. In light of this new awareness, what does it mean to be part of the Anthropocene?

Sharing Diseases, Heart Attacks, Most All Our Ailments with Our Beloved Others

September 16, 2017

Tags: animal care and consciousness

First Morning
Comparing Experiences with Animals of the Hen House as described in the book "ZoobiquityLADaily Post

Love Between Animals

August 14, 2017

Tags: Words or phrases to categorize this post for the tags section

Lucy Goose, Ms.Ritz and Kiebler
The various birds who shared the Hen House, and the dogs that watched over them, got along quite well, at times with enough concern to call it love.

LADailyPost

What Do Herons Taste?

June 15, 2017

Tags: Animal Sentience

Heron Hunting
An overview of vertebrate taste buds. They are surprisingly different. So, did the heron we saw gulp down a gopher enjoy his dinner? Los Alamos Daily Post

The Mind of Chickens

March 23, 2017

Tags: Animal Consciousness

Gwendolyn and Red
As they passed by, the chickens usually sent a soft "brk brk" in greeting. What else goes on in their minds? ladailypost.com

The Dog Chaser and The Limits To Anthropomorphism

February 24, 2017

Tags: Animal Consciousness, Human Self Image, AnimalCare

The book about Chaser by her trainer Dr. John Pilley is a must-read for any student of animal behavior--still a question of limits and detail. Anthropomorphism? LA Daily Post

Review of the book Chaser

More About Horses in monthly blog.

February 6, 2017

Recognizing love
and sharing it.

More About Horses

February 6, 2017

Tags: Animal Consciousness, Human Self Image, AnimalCare

Gizmo with student rider
More About Horses
The importance of respecting horses' herding needs is expanded to include their personality types, which suggests how they will react to training styles.

Dogs at Christmas Time

December 31, 2016

Tags: Animal Consciousness, Human Self Image, AnimalCare

Scooter and DeeDee
Dogs know it's a special time--at least that there will be something good to gnaw, something wrapped up in paper under the tree. LosAlamosdailypost
2013 Nautilus Silver Award YA and 2012 Foreward Finalist Adult Science Fiction




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A Place Beyond Man
Authors Guild Edition 2011


The Oil Patch Project--Mystery team Cary and Don
See Oil & Gas tag above.