Colleen B. MacFarlane 

January Quotes

You will never do anything in this world without courage.  It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.  Aristotle
 
Create your day in advance by thinking the way you want it to go, and you will create your life intentionally.  Anonymous
New Release

Life Lessons from
Lucy the Schnauzer

Just in time for the Holidays, 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.