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Connor Sites-Bowen
Works at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Attended Carnegie Mellon University
Lives in Pittsburgh, PA
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Haven't posted on here in a while, but I highly suggest you all go take a look at the book I just helped launch, which is out now, for free. It's old school RPG gaming at its weirdest!

http://www.dreamsofruin.com/
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Big Steel Boxes - Electrophant
What follows is an excerpt from a long-running project - Big Steel Boxes, an RPG supplement which describes shipping containers and their potential contents, suitable for fantasy and post-apocalyptic games alike. 83. Electrophant This container contains a s...
What follows is an excerpt from a long-running project - Big Steel Boxes, an RPG supplement which describes shipping containers and their potential contents, suitable for fantasy and post-apocalyptic games alike. 83. Electr...
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From the Archives - Cardboard, Collapse, and Creativity
For throwback thursday, a great little post from an old blog of mine, originally published February 28, 2010. --- For some months, cardboard has interested me as an artistic medium. When I had the urge to create, I did it in cardboard. I have not had that u...
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My Isometric Job
I run large-scale produce distributions for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank . You can read about them - the Produce to People program . When we interview new folks for the department, we tend to ask some questions about "how would you handle this...
I run large-scale produce distributions for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. You can read about them - the Produce to People program. When we interview new folks for the department, we tend to ask some questions ab...
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Open Source Gaming - Wild Speculation
A terrain tile I made last month of The Last Shipyard,  a potential piece of fantastic terrain. I've been thinking some real nerd thoughts lately. First nerd thought - role playing games. I've been looking over Labyrinth Lord and Mutant Future . These two g...
A terrain tile I made last month of The Last Shipyard, a potential piece of fantastic terrain. I've been thinking some real nerd thoughts lately. First nerd thought - role playing games. I've been looking over Labyrinth Lord ...
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Why I Fight
I follow a blog called Poor As Folk , which recently posted a story from a woman named Jenn about her personal story of poverty. To wit: Today, I did something I never thought I’d do. I yelled at my son for being hungry. Oh sure, there are many parents nodd...
I follow a blog called Poor As Folk, which recently posted a story from a woman named Jenn about her personal story of poverty. To wit: Today, I did something I never thought I’d do. I yelled at my son for being hungry. Oh s...
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#Openpgh Commentary for Pittsburgh City Council
photo courtesy of  @lauratypes I spoke this morning to Pittsburgh's City Council about the recent Open Data legislation being proposed for the city. Below is the text of my comments. Hello. My name is Connor Sites-Bowen. I speak today both as a resident of ...
photo courtesy of @lauratypes I spoke this morning to Pittsburgh's City Council about the recent Open Data legislation being proposed for the city. Below is the text of my comments. Hello. My name is Connor Sites-Bowen. I...
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Hey y'all! This RPG supplement I'm helping launch is starting its big promo roll-out. You can find the blog at dreamsofruin.com/blog/ , twitter at https://twitter.com/dreamsofruin

Check it aaaahhhht!
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Mason Jars as a Platform
Mason jars have been around since the 1850s. You see them everywhere, typically as shabby-chic home decor, but their original intent was always food storage. The lip of the jar is threaded to accept a variety of lids. At first, these were simply solid metal...
Mason jars have been around since the 1850s. You see them everywhere, typically as shabby-chic home decor, but their original intent was always food storage. The lip of the jar is threaded to accept a variety of lids. At firs...
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Love mason jars. With beer. Even better. I assume that's beer

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Recommended reading - You Are Triggering Me!
"Let’s not fiddle while Rome (or Paris) burns, trigger while the water rises, weep while trash piles up; let’s recognize these internal wars for the distraction they have become. Once upon a time, the appellation “queer” named an opposition to identity poli...
"Let’s not fiddle while Rome (or Paris) burns, trigger while the water rises, weep while trash piles up; let’s recognize these internal wars for the distraction they have become. Once upon a time, the appellation “queer” name...
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Published Author? Check!
I finally put something up on Amazon - a short story called Drunkstarter. Find it here . (I've got more to say, but I'll flesh that out when I'm not so giddy and it's not so almost-midnight.
I finally put something up on Amazon - a short story called Drunkstarter. Find it here. (I've got more to say, but I'll flesh that out when I'm not so giddy and it's not so almost-midnight.
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Sling Vanilla?
Ahh, the Warhol Museum. One of Pittsburgh's three big modern art museums (the other two being the Mattress Factory and, more often than not, the Carnegie Museum of Art). To think, Andy Warhol himself spent his whole life running from Pittsburgh, transmuting...
Ahh, the Warhol Museum. One of Pittsburgh's three big modern art museums (the other two being the Mattress Factory and, more often than not, the Carnegie Museum of Art). To think, Andy Warhol himself spent his whole life runn...
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  • Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
    Special Distributions Coordinator, 2012 - present
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Boylston, MA - Menlo Park, CA - Lakewood, CA - Long Beach, CA - Worcester, MA
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I live, love, and work in Pittsburgh
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    Creative Urbanism, 2004 - 2008
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