Cast Blog: #RHOC

Passing the Baton

Tamra: Lizzie's Obsessed With Me

Shannon Settles the Score

Lizzie: Tamra Doesn't Fight Fair

Heather: Why Hate?

RHOC Reunion GIFs: The Gloves Come Off

Lizzie on That Kentucky Fried Nickname

Shannon on Heather's Double Standard

RHOC Reunion GIFs: Psychics, Opinions, and Shade

Heather Weighs in on the Dinner Party

The Difference Between Shannon and Heather

Lizzie Forgives Tamra

Vicki Wants the Best for Tamra

GIF Recap: RHOC Season 9 Finale

Vicki: I'm Tired of Tamra Causing Problems

Recap: 13 GIF-able Life Lessons from Bali

Tamra: Lizzie Is the Worst Kind of Person

Lizzie: Tamra Has it Out for Me

Shannon: There's No Hope Tamra and I

Tamra: Lizzie's Out for Blood

Heather: Can't Friends Disagree

Lizzie: What Tamra's Doing Isn't Right

GIF Recap: Kayaks, Crowns, and Elephants

Shannon Was Shocked Tamra Would Betray Her

Tamra: I Was a Fool to Defend Vicki

Heather: Newsflash It's Not All My Fault

Vicki's Warning to Lizzie

Shannon Isn't Putting Emotions onto Tamra

Lizzie: I Thought Tamra Was My Friend

GIF Recap: Lizzie's Lonely Birthday Dance

Tamra: I'm Going to Be a Tam-ma!

Vicki: This Episode Was Hard to Watch

Heather: I Did Owe Shannon an Apology

Shannon: Tamra Is Stirring the Pot

Lizzie: Tamra Is Stirring Up Sh--

GIF Recap: What Does Tamra Remember?

Vicki Is Trying to Stay Neutral

Shannon: Tamra's Lies Are Mind Boggling

GIF Recap: Lizzie's Dinner Party Disaster

Vicki Advises Shannon to Keep Communication Lines Open

Lizzie: "I Take Sun Kitten Swimwear Very Seriously"

Passing the Baton

When it comes to business, Vicki Gunvalson is moving full speed ahead!


I loved taking Michael to Seattle to have him internship with my "team". When he initially got there, he said "how long are we working for today?" When I said 8 hours, he asked what he was going to do for 8 hours. I had my associates set him up in his own work station, and away he went. When it was time to leave the office at 6pm, he said he wasn't ready yet. This proved to me that all of a sudden the "work" that he was doing had turned into something he liked doing? Isn't that what we all strive for? To find a career that isn't a grind, or feel like "work", but one that you can truly enjoy? Now that has launched this year with a new online quoting engine for life insurance and offering term life insurance in less than 15 minutes, it has been amazing to see how I am able to transform this business to new technology.

If Mike decides to settle down in Seattle for his internship or for his career, I will be fine with that. He actually has lived away from home for the past 4 years, so it will just allow me another place to go visit. Seattle is a beautiful city, and I know my team out there will take good care of him.


Having Mike take up insurance sales is like passing the baton over, once the race is finished. I am not in a position to be "done" with work yet, but I do envision, in the next 10 years, to start to slow down and work less. Until then - it's full speed ahead!

I think Mike is very competitive, but in a more passive manner than I am. He definitely is maturing into an amazing young man. It was good to expose Mike to construction, as he was able to make the determination whether or not he wants to use his body or his brain for a career. I think after doing both internships, he definitely is choosing Insurance or Financial Planning, and NOT construction!