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Scott Buffington
Works at Penn State University College of Medicine/Hershey Medical Center
Lives in Lower Swatara, PA
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I have been pretty much weaning myself off Google+ anyway, but today I bid adieu to Google+ in keeping with my promise to leave when they sunsetted Google Reader.  I might be back some day, if Google wins me back, but for now I am signing off.  You can follow me on Twitter at scotbuff or on my neglected blog - http://scott.buffington.me. 
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What a load of bullshit.
Google announced earlier this year that its popular RSS reader would be discontinued as of July 1st. Users were outraged at the decision, however a company executive has now launched a formal defense of the move, saying it had to be done. Google News and social products senior director Richard Gringras explained in an interview with Wired that Google Reader was an old model for consuming news. In the age of smartphones and tablets, the executive ...
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Agreed.  I also have a Tiny Tiny RSS install. 
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Great radar images with descriptions.
An EF-5 tornado devastated Moore, Okla., on Monday. 
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OK, the "hail shaft" is one of the freakiest things I've ever seen.
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This is the newspaper I delivered from my bicycle when I was a kid.  From age 12 until almost age 17 I delivered and collected subscription money.  I was amongst the paper carriers of the year during some of those years.  Do kids even deliver papers anymore?
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Still searching for my first hole in one.  I hope I do not have to wait that long.  RIP fellow golfer.
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That is probably closer than my closest.  I have had balls go over the hole but going way too fast, I have hit pins, again too fast. 

My closest as far as I know was on an island hole at South Hills GC in Hanover, PA sometime in the mid to late 1990s.  Playing with Kurt Albin I hit a shot just past the hole that back spinned the ball within about two inches of the hole heading directly for it.  Kurt thought I had it, but it was not meant to be.

I just bought new clubs for the first time since the late 1990s.  I bought a Callaway set and it is the first set of clubs where I can succesfully hit all the clubs.  I hit them for the first time Tuesday evening and hit very well.  I have no touch with any of the clubs at the moment though.  Meaning, my short game is going to be horrible, as well as my approach shots.  I am playing a round of golf when I goto Kitty Hawk, my first round in 10 years. 
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I contributed, but I wish it were opening in one of the communities outside of Harrisburg. 
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I had my first pizza and subs of my life made by this man.  I ate so many slices of his pizza during my youth that I still compare any pizza to his.  RIP Sal.
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Husband • Dad • IT professional • Technologist • UNIX enthusiast • Football geek • Craft beer aficionado • Runner • Weightlifter • Renaissance man
Introduction
An IT professional with 20 years experience as a system administrator, developer, web designer, podcaster and writer.
Bragging rights
Co-created the very first fantasy football podcast in 2004.
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Lower Swatara, PA
Previously
Mechanicsburg, PA - Harrisburg, PA - Hanover, PA
Work
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System Administrator
Employment
  • Penn State University College of Medicine/Hershey Medical Center
    System Administrator, 2012 - present
  • HP
    System Administrator, 2006 - 2012
  • PHEAA
    System Administrator, 2000 - 2006
  • Hanover Direct, Inc
    Senior Processing Analyst, 1999 - 2000
  • Highmark
    1990 - 1999
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