God Squad: Foolish to blame Mother Nature?
The term "Mother Nature" is used a lot. We hear about Mother Nature's fury, Mother Nature's wrath, or Mother Nature "throwing everything at us." Isn't God in control of the weather? Where did Mother Nature come from and why the feminine angle?
-- R., Dix Hills, via email
I'm a bit embarrassed to say that all this talk originated with a margarine ad in the '70s in which an actress dressed...