Odile was a bust for Tucson, but the radar seemed to show that it hit the parent’s ranch. Haven’t heard from them yet. I am sure the weather channel is sad that the storm decided to go directly east instead of hitting Tucson.
Merriam-Webster’s word of the day
hegemony \hih-JEM-uh-nee\
1: dominant influence or authority over others
2: the social, cultural, ideological, or economic influence exerted by a dominant group
Dictonary.com’s word of the day

quotha\ KWOH-thuh \ , interjection;
1.Archaic . indeed! (used ironically or contemptuously in quoting another).

Word Think’s word of the day:
Fractious adj. (1) Easily irritated; bad-tempered: “they fight and squabble like fractious kids.” (2) (of an organization) Difficult to control; unruly.

The leadership told us that, quotha !, the fractious natives had done it. Their hegemony was what made the natives that way in the first place.

I’m not sure I understand “quotha !” The exclamation point was included in both examples.

As I am having trouble coming up with inspiration to write this morning – being lazy and whiny, here’s some writing tips from the masters: Neil Gaiman says

1. Write. 2. Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down.

Got it?
Yep. I’ll write another entry later today to make up for this sparse entry.