Posts Tagged Childhood

My Song For Sasha

My Song For Sasha

My Song for Sasha It started one evening as I was listening to Garth Brooks’ song ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes’: And if my time on earth were through And she must face this world without me Is the love I gave her in the past Gonna be […]

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What To Do On Mother’s Day When You Don’t Have A Mother

What To Do On Mother’s Day When You Don’t Have A Mother

What To Do On Mother’s Day When You Don’t Have A Mother No, this is not one of those “oh my God how sad for him” posts, this is one of those “what a great idea, I think I will do the same” posts So what does […]

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I really LIKE that girl

I really LIKE that girl

Last night Sasha and I were lying around on my bed, wrestling, tickling, laughing, teasing, joking, eating, whatsapping, mocking and all the while watching bits of 27 Dresses when I turned to her and I said “You know what Bubster? I really like you!” “Duh” she said […]

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When Good Parents Go Bad

When Good Parents Go Bad

Married, single, divorced, moms, dads and everyone in between… No matter what terminology I use in this post, I refer to all. Now that I have that out of the way, let’s start… I was on Facebook early this morning, around 5am to be exact, when I […]

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Beach Fun Instagram Pictures

Beach Fun Instagram Pictures

Have some fun on the beach this summer with a camera and a little imagination   Beach time fun on the #SuperHeroHoliday @sasha_said_what @sashaevesaid #dadsanddaughters #family #fun #crazy #moments @zulberghannah #humor #funny #beach #mosselbay A photo posted by Mike Said (@mikesaidwhat) on Jul 18, 2015 at 8:52am […]

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Just A Weekend Smile

Just A Weekend Smile

As the father of a dance loving, acrobatics crazy, twelve year old daughter, I just had to share this with you! If you can watch this without tears in your eyes you are more of a man than me (or less perhaps)  

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With Thanks On My Birthday

With Thanks On My Birthday

Gratitude lists are quite the rage on Facebook at the moment and although I have sworn blindly that I will not start my own I would like to say thank you to each and every one of you today without mentioning your names. Listen carefully and I […]

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Being Single, Thinking Double – My Mom’s Illness

Being Single, Thinking Double – My Mom’s Illness

In 1979, young dumb and full of [energy] I matriculated from Highlands Boys and headed off to Wits University. It was a time of wine, women and song. The songs were by The Rolling Stones, the women were free and easy and I always promised I would […]

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Being Single Thinking Double – My Parents Divorce

Being Single Thinking Double – My Parents Divorce

“Straight out of left field” so the saying goes and the day my mom called us in and told us she was going to ask my dad to leave, I simply had no idea why. I had never seen them fight or argue, I had no inkling […]

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Being Single Thinking Double – The Early Days

Being Single Thinking Double – The Early Days

A Modern Man’s Guide to Raising a Daughter I was born in September of 1961 in Pretoria, South Africa, the first child of Harry & Sadie. My childhood, although a bit of a blur by now, was a happy one. Growing up in the 60s and 70s […]

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