Hell again! Sorry for the late blog, I’m down the shore on vacation for a week, and I got a little lazy. Better late than never, right?
I want to address Lauren’s behavior and my comments regarding it. As I’ve been saying since the beginning of the season, Lauren was in a very bad place and not acting herself at all, and you saw some of that on last night’s episode. Understand one thing, I love my kids more than anything in this world, but when they overreact or behave badly, they will hear it from me. Lauren overreacted when she heard about Lindsey moving in with Albie and over the boys’ little nudges during the trip too. When my boys are guilty of the same, they also are addressed by either Al or myself -- there’s no favoritism in the Manzo house. Al and I are lucky enough to have an extraordinary bond with our children. The kids fight like crazy, but they love each other to death. Make no mistake, we tell our kids we love them every single day, but when they are behaving like an ass, we address it. My kids aren’t perfect and need to be told to straighten up every now and again. It makes us a normal family; the Brady Bunch we are not. Welcome to the world of the Manzos, everyone.
The surfing scene was great. It was so much fun to watch everyone going out in the water and flail around, ultimately taking on the challenge and succeeding. I have hundreds of photos, maybe I’ll put them on a disc and send them over to Bravo to put on their website; you guys will enjoy them!
Vito’s bear tattoo… I have no words. I was in the RV when everyone started screaming and laughing. I’m just grateful I wasn’t there to witness that!
Joe Gorga and truth or dare… Did you guys expect him to not take the dare? So funny, and the unsuspecting “victim” was a good sport so we all had a good laugh. Thank God for those few stolen moments here and there, laughter is always welcome in my world.