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Happy holidays from Cosmic Log

— Here's wishing you a joyous Hanukkah, a merry Christmas, a super solstice season, a fantastic Festivus and a Happy New Year. I'll be on break for the holidays, but who knows? Maybe I'll pop online every once in a while to pass along some wisdom or some Web links.

In the meantime, here are some "field trips" to see you through until regular postings resume on Jan. 5:

And in case you missed them the first time around, here are my previous year-end reviews: