Diane de Simone

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Diane became passionate about the "new" science of the brain in the late 1970 and 80's. She wrote an unprecedented, well-publicized, seven-part series for Playboy on the subject with British filmmaker and author, Jo Durden-Smith, as well as the book: "Sex and the Brain."

"Sex and the Brain" was the first published book for the layperson on the late 20th century heady time in the biological sciences, when researchers were peering into the human body and brain and asking: "so, who are we as a species?" Some were focusing on the differences being found between the sexes not only in body, but also in brain and behavior, endocrine and immune systems-- and thus "Sex and the Brain" which scrutinized research, met scientists, and describ
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An unpredictable large 'bloom' of CO2 and methane descended on Arizona's central valley, encapsulating the population…more
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An unpredictable large 'bloom' of CO2 and methane descended on Arizona's central valley, encapsulating the population of Phoenix. A nurse at a central hospital drags an oxygen tank from a deceased patient to the roof, and looking down on the chaos of accidents and scores of dead bodies on sidewalks and roads, she asks herself, "am I the last?" as the needle on the tank descends to zero.

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Diane de Simone I'd go to the world of Oz. I'd be a godmother for sure. Hang out in a big big tree, that has a deep wide and tall crevice at its bottom that I could…moreI'd go to the world of Oz. I'd be a godmother for sure. Hang out in a big big tree, that has a deep wide and tall crevice at its bottom that I could fashion into a one room home. I'd cook up soups from all the eatable things I could find on the forest's floor -- like arugula and ferns and mushrooms -- even good magic ones. I'd be friendly and welcoming to wayfarers who adventure through and stop, and I'd do my best to bring them great good cheer. I'd also counsel them to remember that Oz is Oz. S/he works with the heart. S/he surrounds those people with good energy who offer good energy to others, and chaotic energy to those who scrabble and "take", who are in life "to get"...not give. S/he admires those who go with the flow, who know gratitude for the life they have. I'd wake up with the birds and sleep with the moon.
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The In-between Time

I've just had a book published and am nearly done with the initial hoopla, and I'm wanting to be quiet. Very quiet. I'm sitting here now with birds trilling in the background, communing with each other and the trees, flowers, bugs, shrubs. I'm able to read now, and so I was given Janie Chang's Dragon Springs Road, and finished it in three days and loved her poetry, her language. I've just begun... Read more of this blog post »
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