'Can’t waste a good waltz'
Published 06/11/2010, Grand Forks Herald
Rarely does anyone arrive fashionably late to a Lindaas barn dance. Instead, they arrive eagerly early. Even before the old-time music of waltzes, polkas, schottisches and two-steps, the guests are toe-tapping in anticipation. The non-dancers are itching to find a seat among the mish-mash of folding chairs and sofas, love seats, recliners and rockers that are rummage sale rejects. Eighty seats are available, and the summer dances routinely attract 100, some coming from as far as two hours away.Word count: 873