Tag Archives: House of the Moon

Time in a Bottle

Time in a Bottle 1969 I hate the mother-fucking bastard. I wish he would just die and go away. Donna, please. You know I don’t like to hear that kind of talk. I don’t give a good goddamn. I hate the mother-fucker and want him out of my life. Who? Who do you hate? DAD! […]

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Games We Play

Games We Play January 1968 It doesn’t matter who they are, as long as they trip. The living room is full, seven or eight crowded on the curving couch, another five on the floor; me curled up in the big chair and Yvonne in the matching smaller armchair. Muzzie’s at work and dad’s out on […]

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Suzanne Suggested listening: Single: Suzanne by Leonard Cohen I wish I were Suzanne. I sigh and clutch the pillow tighter. Me too. Kathy throws her arm across my stomach. None of the guys I know would write a song about me. We’ve been listening to a new album by some guy we’ve never heard of […]

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Helms Bakery Truck

Helms Bakery Truck Christmas Vacation 1967 Suggested listening: With a Little Help from My Friends – single, by The Beatles One thing’s for sure, the munchies are hell; especially for me ‘cause I hate to eat anything. Food makes my stomach ache and feel all stuffy and puffy. But I always make an exception for […]

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Book Cover - House of the Moon: Surviving the Sixties - Memoir - Sixties - Sex - drugs - rock and roll

House of the Moon: Surviving the Sixties

From encounters with Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix and other legends of rock ’n’ roll, to loaded shotguns at home, sexual violence in the streets, and flying high on drugs just to get by—this fast-paced memoir brings to life Donna Conrad’s quest to change the world—only to find herself changed by the times.House of the Moon: […]

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