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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 11B Wilma Taddei's watercolors are displayed in the county courthouse With husband Marion, she founded the Workshop for Piumas hosting an art show Oct. 6. Image courtesy Wilma Taddei/Plumas Arts Marion and Wilma Taddei live. Marion opened a bar- will display their work in the bershop and Wilma taught in foyer cases oat the Plumas the elementary school until County Courthouse throughshe retired. the end of September. Wilma came to study art Marion was born with later on. During her years drawing talent and has teadhing, she took a water- sketched in pencil all his life, color class from Pat Kurtz. majoring in art for two years Over her summer vacations, at Chico State College. Wilma participated in work- After marrying Wilma, theshops given by Kurtz and . couple moved to Sacramento other artists who came to the where he attended Sacra- area to teach. mento Junior College while Marion and Wilma Taddei she taught school. Marionhelped start the Workshop decided he couldn't make a for Plumas Artists (WPA) in living in art in Greenville, Greenville, to which they where he wanted to live, so still belong. The Indian Val- he attended Sacramento Bar- ley-based artists' group ber College. meets weekly and sponsors After graduation, he and an annual show at the Tay- Wilma moved back to lorsville Museum. The WPA Greenville, where they still Art Show will be Oct. 6. Driveway Slurry Sealing Hot Melted Crack Filling LEWIS P. BECK JR. Serving Plumas County 3454 Hwy 70 Oroville, Lic. #669409 since 1993 CA 95965 lobby through September. Artists in Greenville, which is Marion Taddei's portrait of Chuck Smalley is one of several works he and wife Wilma have on display in the courthouse lobby through September. Image courtesy Marion Taddei/Plumas Arts Klundby was soon joined services again in Plumas ALIVE, from page 8B by Sergeant Wingfield, County. "But I just heard your wife Detective Beatley and a CHP The evening following the say 'no'," Billy said sheepish- officer, incident, Sheriff Hagwood ly. He knew I wasn't the one A field sobriety test con- personally called to see if we with my finger on the trigger, firmed our suspicion thatwere doing OK. "Billy, it's OK," I said. Billy was probably high on The sheriff sounded gen- "Turn on the light switch meth. He told Klundby that uinely concerned. I think he next to the door and get your- he didn't remember driving almost takes incidents like self a Coke." from Reno to Camp Layman this personally. He has said So he did. Then he said he Road. publicly how important it is was going to get down on the He was arrested and trans- to him that county residents floor. We tried to keep him ported to jail. After he left, feel safe enough to leave their talking so we could be sure some of our guests said Billy doors unlocked. he didn't move. tried to get into their cabin He apologized for what After a few minutes, I made before he made it into ours. happened to us. a follow-up 911 call to 'make They said he was throwingWe told him there was sure the police were on their rocks onto their roof. "He absolutely no apology neces- way. said there was a big cat up sary. We said we appreciated About that time, Billy told there;" a guest said. the sheriff department's Shelley he was scared and I attended Billy's arraign- quick and professional re- bolted out the back door. ment in court two days later, sponse. We were impressed To our amazement, Billy I almost felt sorry for the by the way Deputy Klundby didn't make a run for it. man. handled the situation. Looking very confused, he Billy is no stranger to the And we are not going to walked arourid to the front of Plumas County Jail. He has a start dead-bolting all of our our house and sat down on long history of drug abuse, doors. I truly believe this was the walkway, but not violence. He's been in a rare occurrence. Moments later, Klundby ar- and out of prison many times That said, Billy is lucky to rived. I think my blood pres- in his 42 years, be alive. If he had walked sure dropped 100 points when He's behind bars, but he into a different house in I saw the deputy calmly ap- also needs treatment and Plumas County, he probably proach Billy, ask him a few counseling. I hope peoplewould be dead. questions, and place him in like Billy will soon haveI'm pretty sure he knows handcuffs, access to those kinds of that. Numerous sources inform ties to teach my children ba- CAMPING, from page 8B and teach people how to be sic survival skills, enabling safe while camping, hiking, them to better handle a prob- Being outside can help kids fishing and other outdoor ac- lem if one should arise. and adults realize the world tivities. I always consult the So, along with acquiring is bigger than the menial as- oracle (a.k.a. Internet) to appropriate gear, planning pects of life, thus making make sure ! am covering all menus and preparing my things like peer pressure or the bases, children, I am going to relax getting out of debt seem less I make sure to consider the and find a way to enjoy what- daunting. Experiencing na- unpredictability of nature it- ever comes -- the good and ture can be a spiritual en- self. Maybe it rains, the tem- the bad. counter as well, with perature is colder than ex- Nature is all about taking thoughts turning to God and one's purpose in life. pected or the tent won't stay things in stride and ultimate- I know many people are up. These are not discourag- ly feeling empowered and concerned with the safety of ing moments, they are free. There is nothing quite camping and the outdoors in chances to respond to, meet like it and I know I won't re- general. That's why proper and learn from challenges, gret sharing my love of the preparation and precautions Times like these build outdoors with my children. are necessary for an enjoy- character in both young and They might even thank me able trip. old. Obstacles are opportuni- for it someday. I ii Budget conscious? Find things at good prices at these area stores Volunteers fire ghpl & ifts 405 W. Main St Quincy 283-4345 "A URlque 8hop lu Q.atuGp" FIRE SIRENS Thrift Store Check out our Buys! 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