A few years back, I decided to pursue a PhD for a number of reasons and also for a number of reasons, it didn’t work out. However, I have not given up on further graduate education. After reading Chris Guillebeau’s One Year Alternative Graduate Degree, I decided that I was interested in setting a course to… Continue reading Graduate Degree – Program of Study
Joshua Stuart In Episode 2 of Deep Thoughts with Joshua Stuart, we get to meet the mom behind it all. Joyce Hancock is a recent retiree and a long time music teacher with a desire to travel and explore the world. Get to know her a little bit more with this podcast.
Emily As an introvert, it has been difficult for me to learn languages because the fastest way to learn a new language is to constantly listen to and talk to native speakers. However, it is not impossible to learn a language on your own and for very little money. There are tons of resources… Continue reading Learning Languages
Emily Are you looking for a way to include more excitement in your life without a big price tag? Check out this latest challenge – City Adventure. This challenge will take you all over your city and encourage you to visit new places and try things that you might never have thought to do. Just… Continue reading City Challenge
Emily Find out who has the best pizza in your town with this pizza scorecard. There are loads of small pizza shops in every city. Have a pizza tasting tour to try and uncover the best pizza around. Use this printable pizza scorecard to keep track of what you like and don’t like. When you… Continue reading Pizza Challenge
Joyce Learning to Play Jazz Piano I grew up loving and playing classical music on the piano. Twenty years ago, I married a jazz fanatic and started going to lots of live concerts with him and listening to his extensive CD collection. Now I too have become crazy about jazz. I never thought I… Continue reading Jazz Piano
New contributor Josh talks with his first guest, and sister, Emily about life, daily habits, and the inspiration for the Side Quest website. Joshua Stuart Get ready to learn about the secret lives of everyday people as well as tips and tricks to make your life better in Deep Thoughts with Joshua Stuart.
Emily After last week’s practice on simple cheeses I was more able to narrow down my goal for my experience with cheese making. That goal, as I mentioned in the last post is: S.M.A.R.T. Goal: Learn to make a soft mozzarella like I had in a sandwich at Purdue in 1 month and learn… Continue reading Cheesemaking 2: Cheddar and More
Emily Are you looking for a way to increase your vegetable intake? Here’s a method to challenge yourself to try new vegetables and new ways of cooking them for 30 days. Each day, you will have a different vegetable to cook. Below the listed vegetable is an example way to cook the vegetable –… Continue reading Vegetable Cookery Challenge
Emily Welcome to the Great British Baking Show Challenge! You have been tasked with the challenge of making one item from past episodes of the show each week for 10 weeks. You will be given a general item to bake each week and it is up to you to determine your flavors and… Continue reading Great British Baking Show Challenge