I've been growing a tamarind seedling over the past two months and repotted it yesterday. It might be several years before it matures and yields fruit, but it's nice to see it develop. Some other plants we have weren't doing that well till I built up the soil simply by putting fallen leaves in their pots.
Le Pen promises a referendum on the EU if she's elected president.
Barbra Streisand's new album Encore debuted atop the charts.
---Streisand’s real triumph here is that her numbers were entirely from sales, not streaming. She sold 150,000 CDs and digital downloads. Her streaming numbers were minimal.
Waking up early Wednesday, I turned on MTV and saw the video for this song, also called "Barbra Streisand", (which I've never heard of, and thought was new).
The Wall Street Journal: "Oklahoma Earthquake Felt in Several U.S. States, as Oil Wells Draw Scrutiny."
Temblor of 5.6-magnitude centered in area tied to underground disposal of wastewater from oil and gas drilling
USA Today: Oklahoma Quake Prompts Shutdown of Gas-Linked Wells.