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The Col. Littleton Blog

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

maybe a few jokes too.

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.     […]

Father’s Day Remembrances
01 Jun

Father’s Day Remembrances

By Colonel Littleton

I could never slip anything past my Dad. He “had my number” from the get-go. I think that’s because we were cut out of the same cloth. My Dad gave me many gifts… a love of pocket knives, automobiles, motorcycles and all things mechanical… a natural curiosity about how things work and why… a fascination […]

Father’s Day – Memories of my Dad
01 May

Father’s Day – Memories of my Dad

By Colonel Littleton

My Dad and me at Norris Lake, Tennessee, the summer of 1948. MEMORIES OF MY DAD Some of my fondest memories are of my Dad. Although he never went to college or garnered degrees of any kind, he was one of the smartest men I’ve ever known. Here are some things I remember. Some Things […]

Advice for Our Graduates (Note: Some advice may apply to the rest of us.)
24 Apr

Advice for Our Graduates (Note: Some advice may apply to the rest of us.)

By Colonel Littleton

“I never let schooling interfere with my education.” -Mark Twain “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” -Winston Churchill “High school is a lot like toilet paper, you only miss it when it’s gone.” -Unknown “You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.” […]

Stars Go Blue
20 Mar

Stars Go Blue

By Colonel Littleton

The 4th Annual The Stars Go Blue Concert Country legend Trace Adkins performed “Kiss You All Over” with Exile In Lynnville, we believe you should help your neighbor when you can, so when our neighbors just tothe north called, we were proud to help sponsor the 4thAnnual The Stars Go Blue for Colon Cancer concert […]

How to tell if you’re a Col. Littleton Customer…
15 Feb

How to tell if you’re a Col. Littleton Customer…

By Colonel Littleton

If you had owned this No. 1 Saddlebag Briefcase for 10 years and wouldn’t trade it for a new one, you would qualify. I’ve owned this one that long, and I wouldn’t trade it either. And, I suspect it’s going to last me another 10 years. P.S. I also suspect it’s going to last long […]