Yes Virginia Sorry (not really) , couldn’t resist. Merry Christmas to one and all. And, yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus… It’s worth a quick visit to see the actual newspaper article, from 1897. By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.