Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia: Coastline without a crowd

This Aug. 11, 2014 photo shows the main lodge at Keltic Resort near Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia, on the regions Cabot Trail. The resort is near the entrance to Cape Breton Highlands National Park and provides a home base for exploring the region. (John Lumpkin via AP)

INGONISH BEACH, Nova Scotia (AP) — Rounding a curve on the Cabot Trail, you see it: an elongated pile of granite jutting toward the Atlantic Ocean.

Cyclists find scenic escapes on back roads outside Portland

In this Saturday, June 20, 2015 photo, Portland cyclist Dave Humphrey rides on a back road near the Columbia River Gorge outside Portland. Back roads outside Portland are popular with cyclists because of their serenity and scenery. (AP/Terrence Petty)

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — As laid-back as Portland is, it’s still a city with hustle and bustle. My escape is right at my doorstep: a picturesque slice of Oregon that appeals to my urge to aimlessly wander on lonesome roads.

Retirees: Will new lifestyle include pets?

In this 2005 photo provided by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Stephen Zawistowski poses with his dog Morgan. Even those who have spent their entire lives working in the animal welfare field have to decide whether their future will include pets. "I'm edging up to that moment. I'm just about 60 and retired. We lost our dog of 15 years last year. We are thinking about what to do next," said Zawistowski, science advisory emeritus for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, who had been with the organization for nearly 27 years. (Jack Deutsch/ASPCA via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denise and John Stevens have had pets their whole lives — then they retired.

The Who’s Townshend to present ‘Classic Quadrophenia’

In this May 27, 2015 photo, British musician Pete Townshend, left, and Rachel Fuller pose for a portrait in promotion of his upcoming album "Classic Quadrophenia", a "symphonized" version of The Who's landmark album "Quadrophenia," in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — On a rare day off from the first leg of The Who’s 50th anniversary tour, Pete Townshend punctually enters the room with longtime partner Rachel Fuller to discuss “Classic Quadrophenia.”

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