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The only things true in life


April 19, 2019

In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote his famous quote, saying the only things true in life were death and taxes. If you were alive on Monday, April 15, 2019, your taxes were due. When we lived in Billings, I did our taxes one year and decided we were due a refund.

Armed with that information, we attended an art auction. There was a small watercolor painting I wanted: The Flat Cat, by a Miles City artist. I decided on a bidding limit and was out bid. Lucky thing; we actually owed taxes. Brice has done the taxes ever since.

He doesn’t fill in the numbers early; neither did his father. Brice would he...

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