Opportunity – A guest blog post by Leslie Hennessee

Guest Blog Post Author - Leslie Hennessee Telecommunicator/CTO NewHanover, NC 1st recipient of the Within the Trenches Continuing Education Scholarship Let’s be honest. I’ve been pretty excited since I found out I’d won the Within the Trenches continuing education scholarship. I live in a coastal, college town so summer starts in March. With the weather getting warmer - the calls are getting crazier. This was a good opportunity to step away and reframe things. I left work Friday, June Read more [...]

Within the Trenches – Dispatch Stories Episode 1

A while back I posted on the show’s Facebook fan page regarding dispatch stories and guest posts. Up until about a week ago I had not received anything but recently I met a fellow dispatcher who was more than willing to share her story. Her enthusiasm and love for the job led her to many years of service behind the mic as well as becoming a writer, speaker and advocate. It is my hope that this inspiring story will encourage more people in the 9-1-1 community to step forward and share their story Read more [...]

Moment of Moral Judgment

How many of you have been faced with a moral judgment? I'm sure everyone has at one time or another. Did you happen to confront it? Did you simply walk away? It's hard to do the right thing sometimes don't you think? Some would say that they would do what was right and step in while others would leave it for someone else to deal with. So what is a moral judgment anyway? Better yet, let's look at what a moral is. According to Merriam-Webster a moral is "a : of or relating to principles of right Read more [...]

Here’s to Another Year of Awesome!

"To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity." - William Arthur Ward Today is the day of my birth, I am 31. I have gone through a lot to get to this point in my life. I have made mistakes, stumbled, and learned to laugh at myself. I can say that I have definitely matured over the years. Since my 30th birthday I have started Jabber Log, graduated with my Bachelors in Graphic Design, started my Masters in New Media Journalism, and most importantly, Read more [...]

Jabber Newsletter by TinyLetter

Good morning! I'd like to thank everyone for reading up on Jabber Log. A lot of new things have been added and they have been running rather smooth. The transition from to has been an experience. I lost a few things as well as the ability to automatically send out emails to my subscribers. I went from 153 to 0. I'm not sure why this happened but I still have the email addresses for everyone and I have been trying to find a better way to reach my readers. I was going to Read more [...]

Tech Thursday – Quench Your Musical Thirst With Drinkify

Hello everyone and here's your second shot of Tech Thursday on Jabber Log! This interesting item was found through a StumbleUpon search yesterday before doing my homework. I had been brainstorming on topics for my assignment and listening to some tunes when I got a headache. I decided to take a break from my work and began searching through StumbleUpon. I landed on a website called Drinkify. The web site has a retro look to it and in one spot it says, "I'm listening to" followed by a blank. Underneath Read more [...]

It begins!!!

How’s it going everyone and welcome to Jabber Log! This is where I blog on everything for everyone. It will include posts from my every day life to news on movies, music, techno geek shizz and anything I find funny and worth posting. Some posts will be based on local events and others will be from outside of the “mitten”. Thank you for joining me and let’s get started mofo’s! Read more [...]
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