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Robert’s other rules

As commentator Linda DuCharme prepares for her town meeting, she’s reviewing the UN-written rules of town meeting etiquette – ones that you’ll never find in Robert’s Rules of Order.


‘Tis the season for outdoor lighting displays, and every town has at least one house that seems to go all out – to the delight – and occasional consternation – of the neighbors. Commentator Linda DuCharme remembers one Christmas of the latter sort.

Five Months from Now

On a really hot summer day, commentator Linda DuCharme likes to think about: January.

High School Reunion

Graduation time is also reunion time. Commentator Linda DuCharme recently attended hers.

Winter Walks

After the bone-chilling cold of recent weeks, commentator Linda DuCharme is going to be especially happy to see the return of spring this year.

Caught Napping

Commentator Linda DuCharme says that cold winter days are a perfect time to work your technique in the fine art of the nap.

Memories of the First Day of Scool

Commentator Linda DuCharme remembers how much she used to look forward to the first day of school.

Memorial Day Memories

Fifty years ago, Memorial Day in commentator Linda DuCharme’s home town was an important event.

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