Two Dollar Paradise™

Richard Velez | Two Dollar Paradise™ | TD Paradise™
An Offbeat Collection of "Lies, Truths, and Tales™"
Created 21 Aug 2020
  • Borrow Me! (Unfiltered)
    11 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Welcome to Chapter 2. This episode is free, even though it’s (Unfiltered). See the content advisory here, and more about the (Unfiltered) essays here. The Complete HiddenKatie™ serial to date can be f...
  • They Were Just Stacks of Newspapers
    08 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    I stopped by early on a Saturday morning to visit a good friend who owned a local gas station chain, some with service garages. I don’t remember why I was in the neighborhood, except that I wasn’t the...
  • The Westchester Kids (Book)
    07 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Courtesy of Jacqueline Gutstein So I haven’t seen my friend Jacqueline for about two years, but she has spent at least half of that time researching and writing a delightful book, a compilation of mem...
  • It Was All Word of Mouth!
    04 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    I had a friend that owned an automated drive-thru car wash near one of Arizona’s many retirement communities. He complained to me one day, “I just had to fire my best manager ever, even though sales w...
  • The September '21 Recap
    03 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    September 2021 was finally the month that I committed to a publishing schedule. Here’s some of what you may have seen, or missed! I reviewed my accidental podcast that led to a written story eight yea...
  • I Found Katie’s Box!
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    HiddenKatie™ - My Geocaching Adventure Series Notes: Please check out my Chapter Zero geocaching preview before reading on. Chapter Zero and this Chapter 1 are available to everyone, but the rest of t...
  • Please Don't Tell (Places)
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    This Is Not PDT, but There Is a Phone and I Needed a Cool Speakeasy Picture I’m telling anyway. Go to New York City. Walk down a few steps to the below-street-level gourmet hot dog shop. In there, you...
  • Preview: HiddenKatie™
    28 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    It was my latest geocaching adventure. It was a while ago, but it seems like yesterday when I had to walk through the godforsaken heat of the swamp to the end of this boardwalk-style nature trail for ...
  • Everyone Knows the Mojito, But...
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Everyone knows the Mojito, but few know The Old Cuban! First, the Mojito There is a very early mention of a Cuban Cocktail in recipe books dating from 1917, but this combination of light rum, lime jui...
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