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Felt or Straw?

“In a cowboy hat, you become a cowboy – walking a little taller and striding with confidence as others acknowledge the Western aura about you,” writes Jim Arndt in How to be a Cowboy. There are straw cowboy hats and felt cowboy hats and everything in between. But, when do you wear what? Here’s your […]

Employee of the Month – Janie Townes

  Where are you from? Steamboat Springs, CO How long have you worked at F.M Light? About a year and a half What is your favorite Steamboat activity? Fishing and women’s rugby What is your favorite section in the store? Boots – I like figuring out what different people like and what would be best […]

Employee of the Month – Justin Warner

Where are you from? Blanko, TX How long have you worked at F.M Light? 5 years What is your favorite Steamboat activity? Fishing – in all seasons and camping What is your favorite section in the store? Hats.  I enjoy shaping new hats and cleaning old hats.  I love when someone brings in a 20 […]

How a Cowboy Gives Thanks – A Poem by Steve Lucas

It is that time of year again when we have the opportunity to think on and be thankful for the many blessings we receive on a daily basis. After all, many of us likely have – within the space of a week – witnessed a beautiful sunrise or a stunning sunset. We’ve likely slept in […]

A Customer Photo

A customer of ours recently sent us a photo that reminded us of one simple but significant fact: We love our customers. That may seem like a trite statement. But we use it here because it is simple and to the point and doesn’t require lengthly explanation. It’s just a straightforward way to say what’s on […]

You Can’t Put A Price On Freedom

You Can’t Put A Price On Freedom Here are a few perspectives on freedom from cowboy poet and author Steve Lucas. He not only sent us this piece on the price of freedom, but also sent along this great illustration of the story that was done by his wife, Margaret.     Freedom By Steve Lucas […]

F.M. Light & Sons Goes to the American Music Awards

Last November we had the incredible opportunity to be present in a very small way at the American Music Awards. No, we weren’t announced on the red carpet. And we certainly didn’t put on any performances. But we were proud to be sponsors of the UPS AMA gifting lounge at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, where […]