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by LeRoy Chatfield

The Book of Sharks
Counting Sheep
Cesar Chavez National Holiday
More Than A Sports Story
Thank You! God Bless You!
Do You Need Help? Are You OK?
11 Koi, Or Is It 12?
Women’s Wisdom ~1
What Does Wine Taste Like?
In Memoriam ~ Rev. John V. Moore
Thank You, Jesus
More Than A Story About Ammon Hennacy
Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter, Parents
Don Edwards, Class of 1952
Cesar Says
The UnChristian Brothers
The Roots of our Nation’s Social Injustice
Cesar Chavez Was Called
A Dope Fiend, But Not A Liar
Gene Is Dead
Camino de Santiago
David, My Homeless Mentor
Sexual Relations
Grandma & Spufendiker
I Want To Shake Your Hand
Father Marcial Maciel
Colusa Good Friday 1947
Manly Work
Dalton’s Cadillac
Do You Want To See Your Stone?
Greg’s Inheritance
The Criminal Justice System
Living In The Past
Arena Money Used For The Poor
Well, What Did You Learn From Cesar 1993?
The Power of Turkey
The Golden Age of Baseball
Why Shouldn’t I Be Difficult?
The Jesus Of Nazareth
Brother Thomas Levi
Consensual Sex In The Priesthood
Meeting Cesar Chavez 1963
52 Years of Dog
Dear Dad
IN The World, Not OF The World
2008 Weeks
What Matters Most
If Slavery Is Not Wrong, Nothing Is Wrong
Irwin DeShetler’s View Of Contract Language

Pandemic Death

My Virus Blues

12 Honorific Papal Titles + 1

Dad’s Work Career

My Religious Vocation

Religious & Academic Entitlement

Letter To Santa Claus

Thank You, Betsy Goldman

I’ll Be Damned!

Like Father, Like Son

Chiquita Banana


Old Age

A Change of Life 1965

Brother Misfit

Coffee & Me



I Lost My Father

Email Death

Wentworth Chalkboard Art Messaging

41 Days Today

How Did Cesar Do It?

Good Dog, Clyde

Watching and Waiting

The Wrong Door

Long-Distance Feedback

Sacramento Solons


Harville Live

Chiming Clocks

Aspirin On My Mind

Assemblyman John Burton Speaks To Tiny 1966

The Piano  Man ~ A True Story


Funeral Arrangements

Truman Days

A Boycott Story

Local Government Corruption

Eulogy For Sister Maria Fitzgerald

The True Believer

Chewing Up And Spitting Out Volunteers

Long Time, No See

Legislation Vs. Movement

Writing For My Grandchildren

Social Movements And Most People

From Colusa

Observe, Judge, Act

William Land Park ~ Park or Parking Lot

Organizing A Grassroots Campaign

A Turning Point

Jimmy Herman, San Francisco Waterfront 1966

Protestants, Not Catholics

The Obituary Page

You Should Write A Book

Loaves & Fishes 25th Anniversary

Helen Chavez ~ A Tribute

Twenty Years Of Food

The Perfect Dining Room Table

Management Maxims Of LeRoy Chatfield





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