The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo53° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi76° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo51° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi72° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo47° Partly Cloudy and Breezy then Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi67° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo48° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi69° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo50° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi72° Mostly Sunny

A bond with a practical feel to it

Send to Kindle
Print This

I can’t help it. I think more about my tax bill these days. Property taxes especially stick in the corner of my mind reserved for worry and fret. This time of year, that’s where things are stacking up.

It comes with getting older, I suppose. We moved into this old house nearly 30 years ago, and like most people we had a mortgage and paid our taxes on autopilot through an escrow account, which kept them mostly out of sight and out of mind. That’s over. Now we sit down and write a check twice a year, and that puts things in a new perspective. Hey, wait a minute, this is real money.

View my options or Sign in