FRIDAY CATBLOGGING….Today Inkblot and Domino ponder the inky vastness of the universe. Their conclusion: as long as there’s cat food at the other end, everything is OK.

And with that, I’m off on vacation for two weeks. My mother and I will be flying to Europe to do some family history sleuthing, where we’ll be visiting the village of Ulmet (ancestral home of the Drums) and Bad Kissingen (ancestral home of Henry Kissinger) in Germany, and then flying to England, where we’ll visit Bridgwater, Ashcott, Membury, and London. But no worries about the blog. I have five fabulous guest bloggers to hold down the fort while I’m gone:

In addition, Steve Benen of the Carpetbagger Report may be popping in from time to time. Treat ’em all nicely. See you in a couple of weeks.

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