Colleen B. MacFarlane 

August Quotes

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible.  George Burns

 

Don't worry about avoiding temptation as you grow older, it will avoid you.  Winston Churchill

 
August Joke:
  • Did you hear about the writer that became a tailor?  He had to make an earnest living; the hemming way. 

 

Coming Soon:
Ivy and Audie:
A Story for Teens with Epilepsy

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Life Lessons from Lucy the Schnauzer

A fun, illustrated children’s book for ages 3 – 8. This delightful book teaches young readers about the lessons we learn from our furry, four-legged, and beloved dogs.  An interesting and heartfelt read for both the young and young at heart.

**Available in paperback and Kindle versions.**

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Listening To Her Own Voice 

Chronicles the life of Rosa Kerker, who emigrated from Switzerland in 1866. She, her mother, her father, and six siblings settled in Chaska, Minnesota.  Rosa and her family faced many hardships, including disease, the death of her sister, and Papa Kerker's split from his Catholic faith. 

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About Colleen B. Mac Farlane

I’ve been a genealogy enthusiast for several years. Born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, I’ll never forget that first day when I looked at a picture of my great grandmother, Monica, her husband, Henry, and their five children. Within one day, I was off to the races, researching my maternal side in Chaska, Minnesota.