“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.” ~ William W. Purkey
Each one of us has an ever-growing wishlist filled with dreams, with a hope that they will be fulfilled, become a reality some day. But, sooner or later we realize that some day is just an illusion. We need to first understand and learn to live today - to the fullest.
Barbara of Winos and Foodies had a wishlist too. To eat her 87th Birthday Cake. It was the year 2004 when she was diagnosed with cancer. She started her blog as a distraction and she has lighten up the blogging world with her ever inspiring, beautiful and personal blog posts. I knew her only through the "Taste of Yellow", a popular event which coincides with LiveStrong Day, created by cancer survivor Lance Armstrong's LiveStrong Foundation to raise awareness of cancer. With a heavy heart, I say - Barbara lost her long battle with cancer on June 29th 2012.
My deep felt condolences to the family and May God rest her soul in peace.
In memory of Barbara, Meeta and Jeanne dedicated this month's Monthly Mingle to "A Taste of Yellow" - Bake or make something yellow. and I choose a super simple recipe - Caramelized Bananas with Toffee Sauce which can be put together in less than 15 minutes.
|Caramelized Bananas with Toffee Sauce|
Giveaway Announcement - Don't forget to share your quick fix recipe for a chance to win a copy of Quick Fix Indian Cookbook by Ruta Kahate. Details are in this post. Good luck.
Today is also a day when an ever-green superstar of Bollywood Rajesh Khanna died after a prolonged illness. Many timeless classics were picturized on him and he was almost every girl's fantasy in 1960's. He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man. R.I.P Rajesh Khanna.
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