Immersive Van Gogh

If you could do it all again, would you rather view a painting simply hung on a wall or would you prefer to be immersed in the art? “If you could do it all againA little fairy dustA thousand tiny birds singingIf you must, you must”—Thom Yorke, excerpt of “Dawn Chorus” (2019) To stand before the original … Continue reading Immersive Van Gogh

Year Two: Review

Welcome to The Simple Luxuries. Thank you for visiting my WordPress blog. That was my introduction on April 1, 2019. Fifty-two posts later, we are moving forward into our third year. Although the current availability of places to visit and things to try have been limited, we hope to join everyone soon like a wave … Continue reading Year Two: Review

Oak & Bond Coffee: New Year’s Recipes

Oak & Bond Coffee Company in Charlotte, North Carolina introduced us to their stimulating range of whole bean coffee, aged in barrels of: Bourbon Whiskey from Kentucky; Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa, California; and Scotch Whisky from Scotland. If Oak & Bond Coffee Co. improved the coffee experience from ordinary to extraordinary, how can we help start the … Continue reading Oak & Bond Coffee: New Year’s Recipes