||There was scarcely a dance that they did not try or a tune that they did not know. : And when the musician played "Home Sweet Home," they were always loath to go. Now many a friendship which started there bloomed into a sweet romance. And many a lifetime partnership began at a Petersen dance, And later they would tell their children of the wonderful "mile high" swing. And the dances they danced on the pine plank floor, and the marvelous Whirligig thing. And they would also tell their children of Christen Petersen Holm. The kind, generous man who came up with a plan, To keep his children home. Source: The stories told to my husband by his father Andrew llickelsen who married one of Christen's daughters. * * * , ¦ ¦ MOUNTAIN LIFE Gregg C. Anderson ¦ ¦"' ¦ 15 East Center Street Fairview, IJT 84629 Honorable Mention Poetry I watch a busy beaver as He works upon his dam. I see a proud, defiant ewe ¦ ¦ Protecting her small lamb. " ¦"'.'¦¦ I watch a deer go bouncing by _ ¦ On tireless spring-like legs. ¦'¦ '¦ ' -"' I spy a tiny bush bird as " ¦ " She f> caring for her eggs- ¦ ' ;¦ - ¦¦ ¦ . ' ' - 39 ¦ .