Today, Oct. 1, the sun rose. Birds chirped. I got up and went to the Sportsman to have breakfast. Tammie was there running the cash register and overseeing things. Cindy was cooking. Woody was holding forth. The men’s breakfast group was eating and talking sports. A bus took kids to school.
Today, Oct. 1, there was a partial shutdown of the federal government. Did anyone outside of Washington, D.C., notice or care?
Ring is a Giles County native, retired corporate executive, political activist and vineyard owner living in Pulaski County.