(Image: CoinChecker)10 of 38Olympic Centenary 2 coin: The modern Olympic Games started in Athens in 1896 and have since become the greatest sporting event in the world.The games of 1908 were originally scheduled to be held in Rome, but due to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, they were re located to London, hence this iconic coin. (Image: ChangeChecker)11 of 38Olympic Handover 2 coin: The end of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games marked the first major event for the London 2012, with the official handover of the Games to the next host city.The Olympic Flag was handed over from the Mayor of Beijing to the Mayor of London, followed by a short performance inviting the world to London for the 2012 Games. (Image: CoinChecker)12 of 38First World War Centenary (Army): The third issue in the Royal Mint’s five year First World War Centenary series commemorates the role of the Army, hence its name.This reverse of this coin was designed by Tim Sharp and marks a poignant moment in military history.
One of approximately 200 hot, dry, shale outcroppings that extend from Huntingdon, Mifflin, Franklin, Perry, Bedford and Fulton counties in south central Pennsylvania through the panhandle of western Maryland, all of eastern West Virginia, and into southwestern Virginia, it consists of hard Devonian shale that breaks off to form talus. Because shale barrens occur mostly on the south facing slopes of hills, surface temperatures can reach as high as 150 degrees Fahrenheit. This heat effectively burns off most seeds that try to sprout, setting the stage for the few plants able to withstand the rigorous conditions, those plants that Keener calls heliophytes which means on sunlight.
A tree was there, but not one gleam of white was on its branches. As she stared at it, something moved on the ground beneath. She started back shuddering. Kick in the fact that few places have seen as many important events as the city of Hampton since its birth in 1610 and the potential for a day by day history looks enormous. On June 15, 1942, thousands of startled spectators from Virginia Beach to Old Point Comfort saw the Battle of the Atlantic come to Hampton Roads in a spectacularly violent fashion. Steaming toward the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay with Convoy KN 109 from Key West, Fla., the..
Warm applesauce to finish. You can even use canned applesauce since you may be pressed for time. Just add a bit of butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon, then heat to allow the butter to melt and the sugar to dissolve, allow to cool, then serve slightly warm.