Author Archives: Scott Smith

Scaling Mount Dora

In the Navy My friend’s father, was a retired Naval aviator who had been stationed in, and later retired to  the Central Florida town where I spent my high school years. The military base was later decommissioned and now known … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care If I Never Get Back

Just Passing Through I first arrived in Chicago in late summer of 1992. I intended to only stay about two weeks before returning to the East Coast. As I neared the end of that two-week  period, the temperatures had cooled … Continue reading

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Performance Review

A Drexel University student (a zealous baseball fan) once did a 6-month ad agency internship for me  in Chicago. After he went back to school, I received some paperwork from his internship program. I called a friend, then teaching at … Continue reading

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Naming Rights

Heads or Tails? My favorite  sports memory was a coin toss. This is likely quite rare, among fans, and even non-fans. I may be even be alone in this. I haven’t watched football for many years, my reasons for shunning … Continue reading

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