Colleen B. MacFarlane 

Monthly Quotes - November


“The true measure of a person’s character is simple:  Effort. The effort he/she puts into telling another person that they matter. If you care about someone, pick up the phone and tell them.”  Colleen MacFarlane

“For caring, generosity and love, we treasure throughout the year.  Don’t wait until Christmas with those you hold dear.  May the beauty of nature brighten your Christmas all the days of the year”.  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.