Cast Blog: #RHONY

Here's to Letting Go

Ramona on Her Divorce From Mario

Carole on Elitists and Bitches

Heather Says That's a Wrap

Sonja: Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously

The Countess: Sonja and I Are on the Outs

Aviva Says Bye for Now

Kristen on Surviving Her First Season

LuAnn: For Ramona Ignorance Is Bliss

Who Cares How Carole Wrote Her Book?

Carole on Stupid Things You've Heard on Bravo

Aviva's "Foul Ignorance"

Kristen: Ramona's Out of Touch with Reality

Sonja Is Very Private

Ramona on the Grueling Reunion

LuAnn: Sonja Is Off the Rails

Heather: Et tu Ramona Singer?

Aviva on Kristen's "Gatemouth" Look

Kristen: Sonja Could Be Successful

Sonja's Glad Aviva Threw Her Leg

Carole: Waiter, We're Done

Ramona: Aviva's Leg Scared All of Us

Heather Focuses on What Matters

LuAnn: Sonja Only Has Herself to Blame

What Else Does Aviva Have in That Bag?

Aviva: Leggy Blonde

God Gave me a Great Ass and His Approval

Sonja on Her Harry Situation with LuAnn

Ramona: Where Did the Time Go With Avery?

Heather Tips to Plan a Party for Carole

Aviva Rises Above the Nonsense

Love Kristen Tender

Sonja and Harry Aren't Good for Each Other

Ramona: Mario's Voice Is So Sexy

Aviva Defends Her Asthma

Heather's Sasha Fierce Moment

Nothing Is Too Romantic for Sonja

LuAnn: I Sing When I Feel Like Singing

Kristen: This Show Has Helped My Marriage

Carole: Oh Beautiful for Spacious Skies. . .

Ramona: Just Don't Ask Me to Go Every Year

Here's to Letting Go

Sonja commends the ladies that made up this episode, and has advice for those who didn't.

Here we go!

For those who are following: Jill Zarin is back! Don't pretend you didn't miss her. Come on! She is a character like no other!

I think Kelly can handle Ramona. I wanted to "play" Ramona so she would be prepared for the "Ramonacisms." Kelly is very sensitive, and I don't want her to take everything Ramona says so seriously. I think she handled it very well considering I really laid it on.

My heart was pounding! I wanted the best for Ramona and Kelly, but was I going to act like this was a cinch so Kelly didn't get unnecessarily nervous? I know this can work.

Aside: Kelly is 42 years old? She looks much younger.

Yes, Ramona! I love that you are taking back the comment. But Kelly is still on the wall. I still believe she should take Ramona with a grain of salt. Ramona deep inside is a nice person. Her intention was to protect Kelly on that trip -- I know, because I was there. We have to try and understand the other person. Tolerance folks! Don't be so fast to judge. I meet people to like them. If they prove otherwise, so be it. I couldn't be happier that Ramona and Kelly are speaking again.

I want to be friends with Cindy. We have all just met her through Ramona, and I wanted her to know that if she were not going to be more tolerant of Ramona, who has been very nice with her, that there would be a wedge between us. Ramona was very upset after the last time she saw Cindy. I also made it clear that I didn't appreciate her telling Kelly that Ramona was going to dropping in for my toaster oven cooking class. It would have been fun for the kids, and Cindy squashed it. Ramona got cut out completely with no chance of dropping in.

I ran downtown 35 minutes away from my home to Cindy's neighborhood, in the middle of my business week, to meet her for lunch while she shows Vivienne Tam (and the whole store) her teeth. She shopped just fine, but couldn't have lunch with me for 30 minutes?! I was starving and didn't even know we were shopping first. Cindy described a trunk show at the restaurant outside. I was not happy. I can eat alone uptown in fabulous restaurants.

I have been noticing Cindy's comments about my businesses, homes, and my staff. It seems like she is judgmental. It is not respectful to dance with people you don't know when invited to someone else's home. It was awkward to say the least.

Well, sorry to hear LuAnn and Ramona bickering. I love Ramona's jewelry and know that LuAnn took home a beautiful bracelet that night -- compliments of Ramona! Glad the Countess admitted that Ramona's wine is delicious. It is very good!

I just want Cindy to be comfortable around me. But at least I stand for something. Stand behind someone, and don't criticize everyone and everything. I will tell you personally how I feel. I have had many friends and colleagues for decades, and for better or worse they know they can count on my word and that I say what I do and do what I say. You may not want to hear it, and I don't blame you! I can be a lot to take at times.

Regarding Jill's, Cindy's, and Kelly's comments: I know they like to pick on Ramona, but it's just not fair.

I have been supporting the ASPCA for sometime now, and we placed three dogs with families that day! What did you think of Anthony, Mr. January? His mother brought him up wonderfully. He is gorgeous, but he also has the best manners. We have done some fundraisers together since then and I have to tell you, he is the drawing factor!

I really enjoyed having Kelly and LuAnn over for the toaster oven lesson. LuAnn can't help but critique. She's spoiled, and so am I. I am just happy the girls said it was delicious. I love the fact I can cook while entertaining the girls, and not have clean up afterwards -- all under 20 minutes or less.

Jill goes to Brooklyn. Yes! I need a helicopter to keep up with these girls. Quogue, Governors Island, Tribeca, Brooklyn. I am spoiled. Everything I do is with within 10 blocks, and I spend most of my day in my house.

I agree with Jill that Alex looks so much better! I especially love Alex's hair now. Of course Jill is nervous. It's too stressful. I agree!

Here's to letting go! Thanks Jill. Alex, how do you feel? So do you want to go back to the fun place? I do! Especially if this group is going on a trip together in the future.

Ramona, just take your pinot with you next time, even if people laugh! I had champagne for Cindy, even though I drink the cheap and cheerful prosecco myself, and she didn't even thank me. Why does she want to fight with Ramona?

Why is Cindy saying Ramona is not authentic? That her core is not good? That's not nice. Ramona says Cindy takes things too personally. Maybe she is right. I don't know Cindy, but I know one thing, no one should take anyone's time for granted. We are all busy, with our businesses, charities, homes, family, friends, and pets. We all have passions, and ways we want to spend our free time. Be gracious.

I hope Jill and Alex and can move on, and be friends.

Thank you for reading my blog and watching our show. I posted some toaster oven recipes and some floral arrangements on my website blog.

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Sonja: Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously

Sonja explains why she and Ramona are family, why she's hiring Aviva, and why LuAnn is still her friend.

At this point, I am numb to the whole BookGate debate. I am not on anyone's side, I just hope that both books are bestsellers and that Carole and Aviva are making enough money to pay the bills with their books because BookGate has definitely taken an emotional toll on their friendship. I know that they were close and had great times together. In fact, Carole was once the godmother to Aviva's daughter. How can this come between them? Such contention over the accusations! I don't know why they let it get so heated. It's not worth it! I just hope that they can forgive each other at some point. As you get to know someone, you get to see their strengths and weaknesses -- and you have to accept those if you're going to be friends.

I was surprised when the girls laughed at me discussing my ability to forgive and voicing my Christianity. I think that it is one of the reasons that I can live my own life and not worry about everyone else's or the grass being greener. It's all relative. We are on Earth for such a short time. I am enjoying every day of my life. I am grateful for the family and friends that I have and my beautiful daughter.

I have so much more than many other people, and I remind myself of that every day with the charity work that I do. That's why I feel so much more comfortable working with artists, animals, the LGBT, and children. It's such a sensitive, caring, and loving place to be. I love my Sonja In The City event planning business because it lets me be me -- an artist and a promoter -- while helping others reach their highest capabilities. Plus I get to do all that while helping me get my daughter through school in a stable environment. It keeps me connected to the movers and shakers who help me manage my investments. I love to produce and to contribute. It makes me feel good.

I believe some of the women fail to take me seriously because I only show them my party side. There is a private side to me that most people don't see, because they only see me out at social events and while I'm entertaining. I throw a lot of events, so a lot of people only see that side, as it's my business and the way I broker some of my deals.

It is amazing how moms like Heather find strength to do dealing with their children's issues, like her son's health and hearing loss. It's what we do with loved ones. We do it with marriage partners too! I surprised myself when my ex had a terrible accident and I was called upon to deal with all of the doctors, therapists, and financial advisors.

I dont feel that Ramona called Aviva vile. She said that she had a vile side. That's different!

I'm not upset that Ramona spoke behind my back about my financial problems. She's human, and I spoke my feelings then and we worked through it the way that family does. We have too much water under the bridge to let opinions or men get in between us.

Heather questioning the legitimacy of my friendship with Ramona is just silly. She knows that we have been friends forever and whatever I have said about Ramona I have told her to her face. Heather knows this very well -- since I'm very upfront about my feelings with her.

The girls saying that Aviva's leg throw was staged is silly. I let Aviva know that everyone was saying she was fake. Even if she plans to throw it on the table to make a point, that doesn't make it staged. It just means she was pushed to a limit. I thought she was hilarious. After all, it was a private party in the back room. We weren't in the actual restaurant. Aviva doesn't go around throwing her leg around in normal restaurant situations. Maybe she and I should take her act on the road! A real dog and pony show! I always said I was a performer, a comedian, and a producer. At my Sonja In The City parties, now we can include Aviva as part of the show!

My overall thoughts of the season was that the reunion had more drama. I felt the season flip-flopped around quite a bit. Harry and I will always have a very strong relationship, just as Ramona and Aviva will always be in my life. Aviva's son Harrison is like my family.

Ramona was definitely going through something this season. I let her know I was upset, but I can't change her and she can't change me. We accept each other the way we are and we work our differences out.

I didn't know LuAnn was going through a breakup. She never shared that with me, and I was getting upset that she wasn't trusting my friendship and was blaming me for everything. I didn't give any credence to any of the rumors that were going around town through the salon that Satoko worked at. Kristen and I just asked the facialist to tell us for fun. I can't stop LuAnn from running out of parties with my guys -- just like I can't stop Harry from taking off and leaving me because he knows I want commitment and he wants to fool around. But that doesn't mean LuAnn's not my friend and that I can't speak my mind in front of her, and it doesn't mean that Harry isn't someone that I love as well.

I hope that you found the season entertaining. I hope that you don't take yourself too seriously! And when the naysayers back you into the corner, just say what Glinda the Good Witch said to the Wicked Witch of the West "Be off with you, your black magic doesn't work here!"

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