Do you feel safe in Albany? Schenectady? How 'bout you in all of the small towns surrounding the Capital Region?  Well the people helping us in case things go awry are the first responders.  We should thank them!  Actually, some people have.  A must see! 

I received this emai that I thought I should share.  There is a National Awareness Campaign to honor first responders- all the incredible people out there who give their lives to help save ours. .  If you'd like to find out more, you can go

In the meantime, there is this video circulating that tells it all.  It's called "SAFE", by country artists Katie Armiger and Mallary Hope.  It's gotten a ton of hits on the web, and deservedly so.     Please watch this and share it.