Of my few choice obsessions, perhaps the dearest to my heart is my love affair with Kate Winslet. I should clarify that I am not one of those people to jump on the “Kate Rules” bandwagon that has gained momentum in the past couple of years. Heaven forbid. Anyone close to me will attest […]
When I was fourteen and the throes of my first real celebrity crush (Leonardo DiCaprio in “Romeo and Juliet”), I asked my mother who got her heart doing jumping jacks when she was my age. She didn’t have to think twice. “Paul McCartney,” she said, smiling to herself. Thus was a love affair with […]
It’s been a while, but I somehow managed to get a little time to myself to record some music the other day. This song is an original called, “Lap of an Angel”. I actually wrote it a while back, right after I found out I was pregnant with Yonah. It’s based on a passage […]
Okay. I know it’s been almost a year and a half since my last post, but I’ve been a little busy having a baby. Although playing Mommy to baby Yonah can be exhausting, I have never been more exhilarated or inspired in my life. I am so lucky to spend every day with my […]
Hi, friends! Happy Channukah, Merry Xmas, Happy Kwanzaa, Season’s Greetings, all that jazz. Here is “Naaseh V’Nishma”, the newest addition to my online repetoire.
The concept behind this song came from a teaching that moved me very deeply. When the Jews accepted the Torah from G-d in the desert, they did so unconditionally, without […]
On Tuesday night, I performed at “Girls Night On”, a women’s open mike at Mexicali Blues, definitely the hottest happening in Teaneck, NJ (possibly in the last half century). The bar happened to be right down the street from my apartment, so it was easy to get Shuie to haul my keyboard there and […]
A blog from the mind of Rea: mother, wife, writer, musician, seeker, health food kook, world traveler, film geek and 12 stepper. If you're looking for a sassy mix of music, tips and tricks, anecdotes and thoughts on life (lived on the front line!) you've come to the right place. Happy Reading!