Category Archives: Marvin Charton

How I Thought I Was Gonna Get Kicked Out of MOMA.


Yesterday we went to the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan on West 53rd Street.  Mom once had a cartoon from the New Yorker, with a class on a class trip and a painting.  The caption is the teacher saying, … Continue reading

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The New York City Subway, Another Layer of Hell?


        It’s August when I’m writing this.  Just going into a subway station is enough to make you sweat.  Stale would consider the air in the New York Subway offensive.  My father, Marvin Charton, used to refer … Continue reading

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Soccer World Cup Brazil Pele and Michael Palin


As the World Cup is in Brazil, I will translate this into Portuguese.  You will have to live with Google Translator for that and any Portuguese speakers can yell at me later.  🙂   Soccer as it’s called in the … Continue reading

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Why I am a New York Mets Fan.


The simple reason would be, that is the team I was raised with.   My parents were Brooklyn Dodger fans and the Mets were the National League replacement.  Bah humbug, American League, upstarts!  (I have to laugh, the lines between … Continue reading

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Some Jewish Humor.


The first was in the Amy Chua, Jed Rubenfeld book, The Triple Package on page 107.  This is from historian Lawrence J. Epstein. A Jewish woman is elected President of the United States.  She wants her mother to come to … Continue reading

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Autism and Health Problems.


A friend, who has Asperger’s sent me the following article.  Click on John Elder Robison to see it. I read it and thought, wow, what I think I always internalized and wondered about, but now know I will go through … Continue reading

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Am I Getting Too Old for Happy Hour?


It was my coworkers birthday, so I joined some of my coworkers for Happy Hour after work.  At fifty-seven, I was the oldest person there.  I was feeling my age.  I reacted the way my father, Marvin Charton, used to … Continue reading

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