Snippets

3 Flammable Farting Boys in a Tent

(New Book!) Greg, Steve and I decided to escape the brutal August heat by camping out in my backyard in our big Lake Thunderbird tent.…
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99 Bottle of Beer on the Wall… Best Song Ever

(New Book!) Of all the really great songs from the Sixties, without a doubt, the one we sang loudest and with the most gusto, was…
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BB Guns & Boys: Always a Bad Idea

(First Memories Book) Somewhere along the way, my Dad found an old, lever-action Daisy BB gun.  It didn't have much power. Even so, I'm sure Dad…
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Spanked With a Silk Hankie

(First Memories Book) My Great Grandma Ashley wasn't big as a minute. So when she threatened to whip me, I wasn’t scared. Besides, she was…
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Lincoln Park Zoo Rocked!

(First Memories Book) I was probably eight or nine years old when we made our first "expedition" all the way from Norman to Lincoln Park…
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The Best Cowboy Grub

(New Book!) The simplest grub was the best grub for young cowboys on Nebraska Street, so every saddle bag had to be filled with Peanut…
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The Greatest ‘Ring Barrier’ Ever!

(New Book!) I’m not sure why I thought I was going to be the Best Man at my oldest sister, Lynn’s, wedding, but that’s what…
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The Day I Made Dean Blevins Cry!

(FIRST BOOK) I may have implied in the previous Memory that defensive players like me were never allowed to hit Dean Blevins because of the…
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Wacker's & Maybe James Garner for Christmas!

The world was a better place when Wacker's, not Walmart, was the place to buy your stuff, especially at Christmas! The Wacker's in Norman was…
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You Think It's Hot? It Was Scorchin' in 1966!

(FIRST BOOK!) Well before anyone knew about Global Warming, we had it on Nebraska Street. Trying to sleep during July and August in Oklahoma, back…
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About Bill

Norman-born Bill Moore spent four decades as a newspaper reporter and P.R. guy, writing at least 900 gazillion words in Texas, Washington, D.C., Singapore and New Zealand. Some of those words were about famous people like Wilt Chamberlain, Ross Perot and Jerry Lee Lewis. Many were about murders and mayhem in bloody Waco. And way too many were about P.R. stuff, some of which was useful and some of which was just turd polishing.

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Amazon Reviews

Sudie
Sudie
5/5

Just finished reading your book. I was laughing out loud so much my husband asked what was I reading! And I kept thinking, “Bless his mom's heart”! My dad also read it and said he found it delightful. Looking forward to the second book. Thanks for the entertainment!

2 years ago
Tktjtj
Tktjtj
5/5

Fantastic!

Fun and great read!!! If you grew up in the 60 and 70 you will be able to relate to many fun stories the author tells!
Bill Moore is a very talented and entertaining author with a great sense of humor! I highly recommend this book!!!

2 years ago
Susan B.
Susan B.
5/5

Couldn’t put it down. A total joy to read.

The author was a classmate of mine in high school, and is still a great Facebook friend. I knew this book would be awesome b/c of the way Bill writes his posts on Facebook telling his friends of his life in New Zealand. This book touched my heart in soo many ways. Bills writing is so descriptive, that in your mind you see what he’s writing about or transports you to the place. I couldn’t put it down. Bill, thank you for letting me go back to my days of innocence as a child in Norman, Oklahoma.

2 years ago
Debra
Debra
5/5

Having known the author all our lives I expected nothing less than stellar from him and he does not disappoint. It brought smiles and loud guffaws as I tripped down memory lane with him. It was so much more personal to me as I knew the characters in the book but all will enjoy reminiscing about that magical time in Norman . Give it a read you wont be disappointed!

5 years ago
ProudDad
ProudDad
5/5

I think anyone who grew up around the 1960s will enjoy this trip down memory lane!

5 years ago

Bill Moore, Writer

Norman-born Bill Moore spent four decades as a newspaper reporter and P.R. guy, writing at least 900 gazillion words in Texas, Washington, D.C., Singapore and New Zealand.
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