"After you stop believing in
The whole world just goes downhill."
The Family Grows Again – Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
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In past years, NORAD has been assisted by NOAA (according to a 2001 press release from NOAA). It's uncertain whether such a spirit of cooperation will be extended in future years, or whether NOAA would consent to assist NASA as well. Time will tell.
Please note that NORAD's efforts are the result of volunteer individuals and organizations, and provides this service at no cost to U.S. taxpayers.
On the topic of flying reindeer, generally, one person to talk to is Tony Vecchio, Director of the Oregon Zoo, who is compiling scientific data for his research on reindeer flight. His website, World Reindeer Sightings, contains tips on sighting reindeer, a world map to see where other reindeer have already been sighted, a press release, and a video interview with Mr. Vecchio. There is also an email address for reporting sightings!
Note that this seasonal site has been taken down; the link above is to the press release from the Oregon Zoo.
Other Links Of Interest
St. Nicholas: Discovering the Truth About Santa Claus. Outstanding site.
Collections of Christmas Carols & Poetry
Other Books by Doug Anderson
A Psalter – A Book of the Psalms Arranged by Luther's Categories
Betbüchlein: A Personal Prayer Book, a recreation of Luther's 1529 prayer book
Luther's Writings on Prayer: A Selection
Devotions for the Advent – 2009
The Lenten Sermons of Martin Luther, Second Edition
Descriptions of all these volumes can be seen at
Christmas is a wonderful, cheerful holiday. Whether we spend it by a real tree or some Balsam Hill artificial Christmas trees, at the end of the day what matters is that we enjoy our time together with our loved ones.
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