music and grief

Derrick's Story: To Write Love on Her Arms

Throughout the year, my employer, IDI, hosts “Caring Days” to raise money for nonprofits championed by IDI employees.  Kate’s Club enjoyed a 2011 IDI Caring Day.  Most recently the nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) was spotlighted by my coworker Derrick.  Derrick shared his TWLOHA connection and involvement with IDI and generously agreed to allow…

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Music for the Soul

Music is unique in its ability to transport us back to a place or time based on the memory associated with a song. The range of emotions that a song can evoke are all encompassing. For musicians dealing with the loss of a loved one, turning to music can become therapy. Writing of the lyrics can be healing for…

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