The son of an 81-year-old man who was fatally beaten Sunday after attending his granddaughter's wedding in Lynchburg, Virginia, said he holds no animosity toward the three teenagers who are being held as suspects.
Standing atop an island cliff, Ed English looks out over the Strait of Belle Isle. "In March," he says, "this looks like peppered porridge -- a sea of ice floes speckled with seals." Now, on a soft summer evening, it's a salty blue stew flecked with white froth from waves and breaching whales. In the distance float the glacial fragments that give this part of Newfoundland (newfun-LAND) its nickname: Iceberg Alley.
Look to the hills to leave behind the summer heat and, in the coming weeks, to bask in the glory of fall. August is the perfect month to take advantage of the beautiful ridges and refreshing breezes of higher altitudes. Check out these two great destinations, and plan your own escape to the mountains.
A decade ago, Alabama's state pension fund made an unusual investment, pouring over $100 million into what was to become the largest golf construction project in history. The result? The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, an immense network of 378 holes on eight sites throughout the state, all designed by renowned course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr., who died two years ago at 93.