Grrrr. Blogia has destroyed my edited copy of a post in Zifra's blog with Christmas greetings and happy New Year wishes in several dozen languages. Anyway.
I hope you don't have to be anywhere near a computer in the next three or four days. Celebrate whatever you feel like (I remember that curious little American Academese expression, "have a nice Winter Break" with lots of food and with everyone you love, and see you some time next week with more poetry (and occasional culture shock).