Adirondack Daily Enterprise through the Fog, by Melinda Waltonen-usMon, 24 Oct 2016 16:15:31 EDTMon, 24 Oct 2016 16:15:31 EDT for takeoff pilot runs through a lot of checklists prior to receiving that "cleared for takeoff" instruction. From the exterior preflight check to the before-takeoff check, there are seven or eight checklists, depending on conditions.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTMissing spring thousand miles away is where I am. Missing spring in the Adirondacks. It's hard to miss it. We wait so long for spring to come. Marking each milestone in the sometimes inexorably long process. Time drags by slowl.Thu, 2 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt's not you; it's me, Facebook. I remember when I was first hearing about it. Some MySpace sort of thing, mainly for college kids posting party pictures, was my thinking. In 2008, my cool uncle sent a couple emails inviting me to joi.Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTDecisions, decisions ... the past couple weeks, the lines of a song have been stuck in my head: "Did you ever have to make up your mind? Pick up on one and leave the other one behind? ...Thu, 5 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTJust be yourself's that time of year. Summer's coming, and for many, that means finding a summer job. High schoolers are thinking about what kind of job they'd like, or are able, to do.Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT