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From 37,000 feet over Nevada, I'm dropping in (not literally) to say peace, joy and good tidings to all Kossacks everywhere, whether you believe in Santa, Jesus or none of the above.

2012 has had its ups and downs, just like this turbulence-buffeted Southwest flight headed to SFO. The seatbelt sign is on again!

I hope you all have a blissful Xmas whether you sleep in tomorrow or are rousted out by smallfry as soon as the sun comes up.

May you not be caught for hours in the Toys R Us Returns Here queue on Wednesday.

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