Music and Mom

Music and Mom

I went to see my mom in the home, and I played music for her from my phone. I played songs that she used to sing with our family band, The Roadrunners, just to see how she would react to the songs she used to know to sing so well. When I played the songs, she stopped moving and the music absorbed her attention. She was unable to make the connection to sing along, but for a moment her foot tapped to the beat. It was apparent that the music got through to her though. Fascinating. The music linked something inside of her, if even for a moment…

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