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The Col. Littleton Blog

Tales, advice, ideas and knowledge from the Colonel . . .

maybe a few jokes too.

Happenings at Col. Littleton – Music City Roots Broadcast
20 Jun

Happenings at Col. Littleton – Music City Roots Broadcast

By Colonel Littleton

Music City Roots We’re back with more Music City Roots photos and footage from this week’s two-hour radio show that broadcasts every Wednesday night from 7pm to 9pm CST, showcasing Nashville’s Americana music scene. As a continuing sponsor, we are amazed at the outstanding variety of Americana music. The evening concluded with our weekly drawing […]

A Father’s Day Story from Colonel
12 Jun

A Father’s Day Story from Colonel

By Colonel Littleton

A Father’s Day Story from Colonel The Colonel shares his thoughts on what Father’s Day means to him. On behalf of everyone at Col. Littleton, “Happy Father’s Day!” Even though he had his work cut out for him, my Dad never wanted me to be a dawdler. If you’ve been a dawdler when it comes […]

Colonel Sponsors Music Show: Music City Roots
01 Jun

Colonel Sponsors Music Show: Music City Roots

By Colonel Littleton

Col. Littleton Becomes a Proud Sponsor of Music City Roots, A Show of All Americana Music. We are excited to announce that we, Col. Littleton, have joined with Nissan,Griffin Technologie sand a number of other companies as sponsors of Music City Roots to support and promote the Americana tradition through this global showcase of Nashville’s authentic […]

Update, Buck’s Eye
01 Mar

Update, Buck’s Eye

By Colonel Littleton

Early risers enjoying the pancakes and good company. Update: Buck’s New Glass Eye is a Done Deal.   Buck needed $1000 upfront for surgery to implant a new glass eye to replace his right eye lost to cancer. The Pancake Breakfast at the Soda Pop Cafe in Lynnville, along with other donations, raised $4300 for […]

Buck’s New Glass Eye
01 Feb

Buck’s New Glass Eye

By Colonel Littleton

Here in Lynnville when someone falls on a little hard luck, we all pitch in and try to help them get back on their feet. Our friend, Buck, gathers with his friends on the benches outside our shop door every morning to drink coffee, discuss the weather, argue about politics and, in general, to solve […]

A Milky Way Breakfast
23 Jan

A Milky Way Breakfast

By Colonel Littleton

On January 9, 2013, Col. Littleton employees gathered at the historic Milky Way Farm in Lynnville, TN for a year-end celebration.  Since 2012 marked Col. Littleton’s 25th anniversary, the occasion gave new and old employees alike the chance to reminisce about the past 25 years.  Everyone enjoyed Milky Way Hot chocolate, a country breakfast and pancakes […]

Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day – 1789
24 Nov

Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day – 1789

By Colonel Littleton

This is the text of George Washington’s October 3, 1789 national Thanksgiving Proclamation; as printed inThe Providence Gazette and Country Journal, on October 17, 1789. By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, […]

CNBC comes to Lynnville (to talk to the Colonel)
24 Sep

CNBC comes to Lynnville (to talk to the Colonel)

By Colonel Littleton

It’s not too often that travelers venture from afar to visit our offices, but on Monday, March 28th two world travelers made the trek from New York to Lynnville, TN. Producer, Liza Hughes, and Videographer, Gerry Miller, of CNBC News arrived at Col. Littleton to film a segment for the CNBC show “The Call”. In […]

Larry’s Country Diner
12 Jul

Larry’s Country Diner

By Colonel Littleton

The latest word is, “I’m on TV.” I’m not sure the world is ready for that, but I made my debut a couple of weeks ago. My good friend, Larry Black, is a big Colonel Littleton fan. He has been making the trip from Nashville to Lynnville for a long time, adding to his collection […]

A Veteran’s Story
25 Jun

A Veteran’s Story

By Colonel Littleton

Dear Colonel Littleton,      My Number 37 Satchel arrived today and all I can say is “wow”. It is even more beautiful in person than its picture, if that is even possible. It is extremely well designed both aesthetically and functionally. I can see that a lot of thought has gone into it.     […]