Hot Mess: sweating in the cheap seats at Polo For Heart

With a little coaxing, Arlene seized the moment and stepped on to the platform to have her gorgeous blue sunhat judged among the rest. I watched my big sister laugh and mingle with a jolly woman in a statement red hat and a blonde in an ocean blue, Jane Jetson inspired design that took first place. Everyone clapped, more champagne flowed and just like that, we were thrust into the wonderful world of polo. Continue reading Hot Mess: sweating in the cheap seats at Polo For Heart

Swapping Secrets

When I left for the Vicky and Robin’s event, it was a gorgeous Saturday afternoon. Families strolled the store-lined streets in long sleeves and sunglasses. I on the other hand, lugged an old suitcase packed with summer wear circa 2014 onto the empty 504 streetcar. It seemed almost ungodly to spend the first beautiful day of the season in a church basement. Nevertheless, spring was here, I wanted new clothes, and this was the prudent way to do it. Continue reading Swapping Secrets

Lose The Bounce – Part 1

There I was, chest high, shoulders back and quads on fire, during a charity cycling class. The sound of heavy electronic beats mixed with ‘eighties’ melodies permeated the air and drowned out my thoughts as I pressed my heels through the pedals, matching my cadence to the upbeat tempo. Then it happened. I glanced up mid-sprint and caught the reflection of my floppy girls tossing about just below the neckline of my low cut Lole top. Ugh, seriously? Continue reading Lose The Bounce – Part 1