Friday, July 3, 2015

Three Things To Inspire Your Weekend (15)


Quote of the day: 
I've got nothing to do today but smile. -Paul Simon


image: diarioadn
Nasir Sobhani, a 26yr old barber who lives in Australia spends his one day off from work as a barber to give back to the society. He takes to the streets, giving homeless people haircuts -part of an initiative he calls "Clean Cut, Clean Start." 


image: Metro
71- yr -old Gunhild Swanson has become the oldest ever female ultramarathon runner. According to HuffingtonPost, The Western States Endurance Run is the world's oldest 100-mile race -and among its toughest.  This was Swanson's third Western States race. She finished this year 6 seconds from the 30-hour cutoff, a record for the 70-and-over category. 


image: Lamanga
As seen on Afrotourism, La Manga beach villas located at Ilashe Island, in Lagos City, Nigeria. Surrounded by breath taking views, and fun activities, it certainly is a great weekend getaway. 


Have a wonderful weekend.
Peace & Love*

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66 comments:

  1. Lovely inspiration as usual :)

    http://fashionabejita.blogspot.com.es/

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  2. This was beautiful!! I hope you have a great weekend :) x

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  3. __We need to see more of those people that care; they, though, would rather give... without being recognized, a common trait among givers.
    __To you Blogoratti and to you all, have a grand weekend_! _m

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  4. @Tijana J. Dominguez: Hello, thanks for that and nice of you to visit!

    @Kizzy Von Doll: I'm glad you found it so. Many thanks and nice weekend!

    @Magyar: Yes I quite agree with you on that. And to you sir, have a wonderful weekend. Thank you!

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  5. Great thing for the first to do and wow, I don't think even I could run that.

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  6. Lindas inspirações! um ótimo fim de semana! abraços, chica

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  7. Really nice post!!
    I love these inspirations!:))

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  8. Oh for me tho', I have to make a trip this weekend..Phew! So not looking forward to it Papi...Have a beautiful weekend.

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  9. Great stories. I especially love the one about the barber. There are so many wonderful people in this world.

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  10. Que maximo essa postagem lindas imagens amei,
    bom final de semana
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  11. A very inspiring post indeed! :-)

    Greetings from London.

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  12. Loved the quote and those villas.. well done to the barber!

    Happy Friday :)
    http://beautyfollower.blogspot.gr/

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  13. Great and inspirational as always
    jibbyks.blogspot.com

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  14. @✿ chica: Thank you for visiting!

    @Gloria Baker: Hello, many thanks for coming to visit!
    @Pat Hatt: I agree. Have a nice weekend and thanks!

    @Erniesha Tibs: Hang in there, thanks for visiting and best wishes!

    @Plowing Through Life (Martha): I agree. Its good of you to drop by!

    @Nequéren Reis: Nice of you to visit!

    @A Cuban In London: Greetings. Thank you and nice weekend!

    @Beauty Follower: Hello and nice of you to visit!

    @ayanbajo ajibike: Many thanks!

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  15. Choi

    Didn't know something like this exists @Blogoratti

    Will visit more often!!!!

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  16. The reward is in giving back, Nasir is a true inspiration.

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  17. Cool inspo for the weekend!
    ♥♥♥
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  18. Inspirational! Have a beautiful weekend. :)

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  19. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. It's my pleasure to return the favor. Really. It really IS my pleasure. I looked through your posts, and like the overall uplifting nature of your blog, as well as the topics you cover. Count me in as your newest groupie. :)

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  20. What an inspirational way to start the day! Thank you.

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  21. Amazing job you are doing here.
    Blogratti hope you are safe?


    Ah...almost forgot....Bonne Weekend!

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  22. Thanks for sharing these interesting items!

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  23. So nice to see hear about the kindness of others. : )
    Good for her!!!

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  24. caring hearts
    is where love starts...
    racing hearts
    by fits and starts...
    architectural hearts
    where the beauty starts~

    Very nice...positive and beautiful.
    I do love how I feel after I visit here...thank you from the bottom of my heart, blogoratti~

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  25. The first story..truly inspiring. The last view...wow...would never have guessed the location right.
    Cheers to the weekend.

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  26. This was absolutely inspirational! Thanks for sharing :D

    Have a nice weekend :D

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  27. A barber who loves his job so much he even does it on his day off. That's wonderful.

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  28. That is so inspirational and the nicest thing to learn fro your post. Please give us some more.

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  29. giving back to one's community, that is wonderful

    thanks for dropping in at y blog today,

    much love...

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  30. Your blog is wonderfully inspiring.
    Thank you for stopping by, so I could meet you here, Blogoratti.
    Have a great weekend.

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  31. Living is gift I hope I use mine wisely @blogoratti hello

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  32. these are indeed very inspiring stories ... thanks for sharing with us :)

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  33. It is never too late to achieve your goals. The first story is so inspirational! Happy weekend, my friend!

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  34. Thank you!!! It was just a shame my favorite sweater have gotten destroyed. :(

    Great post as usual!

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  35. What a wonderful thing the barber is doing. That ultramarathon runner looks amazing. I love a beautiful beach view.

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  36. There are some wonderful people in the world. I like the way the barber spent his day off.

    Iva Barr, 85, ran a marathon in the UK - for charity, but I read of a 91 year old who ran in San Diego. I don't think I will ever have the stamina!

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  37. wow - impressed by what the barber does on his day off and kudos to that 71 year old lady - wow

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  38. The guy giving back to the society...his action got me...its good to be selfless sometimes

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  39. Wait a minute. That last picture. You mean that is located here in Lagos??? Oh my days. That's absolutely breathtaking!

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  40. Smiling is a great happiness :)

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  41. @Chinco bee: Hello lovely. Nice of you to visit. Cheers!

    @Spacerguy: I agree, always great to give back. Nice of you to come through, thank you!

    @Jeanne: Thank you for visiting and nice weekend!

    @Rita: Hello and many thanks!

    @Susan Flett Swiderski: Greetings to you, my newest member -your kind words are much appreciated and its great of you to stop by, hope to see you around. Thank you so much!

    @Kate Larkindale: Good to know that you are inspired, thank you!

    @DEZMOND: I agree. Its good to see you on here, thank you!

    @Nma Ojike: Greetings and welcome. Its nice to see you on here, I'm doing very well and thanks for your kind words. Hope you have a great weekend!

    @Christine: Thanks for visiting, much appreciated!

    @Happyone: Hello and many thanks for your visit!

    @Jan: What a lovely poem. I appreciate your kind words of support and thank you for everything. Have a nice weekend!

    @yourstrulyblogposts.blogspot.com: Hello, you are welcome and many thanks for your visit!

    @Tamie: I agree. I can't thank you enough for your visit. Have a good weekend!

    @Sanaa Rizvi: Its nice of you to visit as always, thanks a lot lovely. Best wishes!

    @Liz A.: I agree. Thanks and have a great weekend!

    @dumcho wangdi: Hello and I appreciate your comment, nice of you to stop by!

    @Gillena Cox: I agree. And you are welcome, thanks for stopping by!

    @Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com: Hello and its good of you to stop by indeed. Thank you for your kind comment!

    @flygirlbidiish: Greetings. Thank you for visiting and see you around!

    @Nerline Germain: Hello and its great of you to stop by!

    @Miguel Gouveia: Thanks a lot for coming by!

    @Medeia Sharif: Hello, many thanks for stopping by and nice weekend!

    @Valerie: Indeed and more reason to have faith in the world. Its great of you to share that, and thanks for visiting!

    @Claudia: Hello and nice of you to visit!

    @glowy shoe: I agree. Its good to have you on here, many thanks!

    @Tomi Molola MololasBlog: Hello, Yes that's where the location is, really lovely it seems. Nice of you to come through, thank you!

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  42. @Gail J: Yes indeed, thank you for your visit!

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  43. Thanks for sharing these interesting items!

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  44. this story is very inspiring and encouraging

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  45. My goal is just to still be cycling and hiking at 71. Heck! I'd just like to make it to 71. :-)

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  46. Nice to read of such positive happenings going on in our troubled world. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  47. Great clean ups, a truly good man, more like him is what we can do with.

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  48. What a nice thing for that man to do to give back to society!

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  49. Thanks for your adorable comment on my blog! Happy 4th of July!XO
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  50. What a guuud place to come ur blog is ... and thank u 4 stopping by mine ... smiles ... Love, cat.

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  51. @Beauty Unearthly: You are welcome, its nice to have you on here, many thanks!

    @Anthony Ibe: Thank you for visiting!

    @Revrunner: Hello and many thanks for that!

    @Elizabeth Varadan, Author: Greetings. I appreciate you stopping by!

    @Bob Bushell: Yes indeed. Many thanks for your comment and visit!

    @Sherry Ellis: I agree, really heart warming. Its good of you to drop by!

    @Jeanne: Hello, you are most welcome and happy holiday to you!

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  52. @^.^: Its nice to have you on here as always, thanks for your kind words. Best wishes!

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  53. The positivism here is wonderful! Great photo from the barber :)
    Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  54. love this positivity and inspiration - thanks!!

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  55. I would love a day like that..."Nothing to do but smile!" lol

    Do you know, since reading this wonderful post I am feeling so positive and inspired...thank you so much!

    Have a great weekend! :)

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  56. I'm really inspired by that 71 year old ultra runner! What a feat at any age! I like your idea of finding ideas, people, and places that inspire. The world can use a more positive focus.

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  57. I absolutely love the quote, and yup... nothing better to do today but smile! :-)

    Hats off to the barber who believes in giving back, now that's a heart of gold!

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

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  58. This is a beautiful place for a weekend getaway in Lagos, I never knew something like this do exist in Lagos

    Bolateethole.blogspot.com

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  59. Hello!!
    Nice shots!!
    Funny to see that man which has his job as street barber. Fantastic!!

    Greetings,
    Marco

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  60. A record for the over 70 category? Its a record for humanity to strive toward! Thanks for sharing :)

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  61. That number 3 picture exists in this Lagos I'm living? Na wa o. I'm really touched by the Australian barber.

    Inner Court of Relationships

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  62. One of my all time favorite quotes - "I've got nothing to do today but smile" - it rattles through my head every once in while. For some reason, I could swear that a very similar line is to be found in an old Crosby, Stills and Nash song.
    Teresa
    Angelic Soap

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  63. Some people are truly unsung heroes.

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