By Robin Wylie, Special to The Washington Post
October 2, 2014 6 a.m.
The Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. Volcanoes are erupting in Iceland, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ecuador and Mexico right now. Others, in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, erupted recently but seem to have calmed down. Many of these have threatened homes and forced evacuations. But among their spectators, these eruptions raise a question: Is there such a thing as a season for volcanic eruptions?