12/17/09 Grif.Net – Catching Cold

12/17/09 Grif.Net – Catching Cold

As you know, it is very important for Santa and his reindeer to be very
quiet when they deliver presents on Christmas Eve so no one will know they
are there. One Christmas Eve, Santa Claus landed on a rooftop and suddenly
he heard a very loud, “Snort sniff honk honk snort!” coming from one of his
reindeer. Since he was in the sleigh behind them, he didn’t know which one
it was.

It happened again, only louder this time, “Snort sniff honk honk snort!”

Dogs in the neighborhood began to bark. “Shhh!” Santa hissed. “Please be

He went to work lifting the sack of toys out of the sleigh when he heard it
again, only a lot louder this time, “SNORT SNIFF HONK HONK SNORT!”

Lights came on all over the neighborhood, and some people even stuck their
heads out of their windows. Santa was horrified. Jumping back into the
sleigh, he drove quickly back to the North Pole. He lined up all the
reindeer and announced, “We are not going to deliver another present until
the reindeer that is making funny noises with his nose steps forward and

Donner stepped forward and admitted he had both allergies and caught a cold
and was the one making the noises.

Before continuing on that Christmas Eve, Santa ‘read off the rude-nosed

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”