Editor’s note: Turning the natural order on its head

By Stuart Elliott | April 12, 2012 01:00PM

From the April issue: The natural order of things is being turned on its head wherever you go these days. While the first day of spring was last month, we don’t need Al Gore to tell us that springlike weather has been upon us for months. Meanwhile, a record pollen count that is wreaking havoc on New Yorkers’ allergies and ant infestations are part of the strange fallout we have to deal with as a result of the weird winter. Biblical swarms of locusts are probably next. [more]