In the weeks preceding the bombing, German security authorities had rounded up a PELP-GC cell and found barometrically
detonated bombs hidden in boombox radios--the type of device that was hidden in the luggage loaded aboard Pan Am 103 at Frankfurt International Airport.
Although her new life as a Navy wife is likely to be exhilarating and liberating in many ways, she will hardly be able to take a piano-an expensive, large, and barometrically
temperamental instrument--with her when she accompanies Wentworth aboard ship.
I learned to forecast rain in this way from my grandmother, almost twelve hours ahead of time on the plains--a forecasting that remains with me still, although here in Ohio the barometrically
imposed flip of leaves won't always signify rain with quite the certainty I came to expect in Kansas.