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Our 6+ best photos of the week

A picture is truly worth a thousand words.

Sometimes even more.

Here are my current favorite shots from the past two weeks:

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Emma Iles with Spot. Wake Forest, NC.
Emma Iles with Spot. Wake Forest, NC.
Annie Oakley aka Maggie Iles. That varmint is a cross between a fox and house cat.
Annie Oakley aka Maggie Iles. That varmint is a cross between a fox and house cat.

 

A mature longleaf on our family homestead.
A mature longleaf on our family homestead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There's even beauty in death. Longleaf on John and Sara Wagnon Estate. Dry Creek, LA
There’s even beauty in death. Longleaf on John and Sara Wagnon Estate. Dry Creek, LA.

 

Below: So thankful to watch new pines growing on our land. Amazing.

The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. Next best time is today.
The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. Next best time is today.

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Homesick dirt road. Intersection of LA 112 and LA 10. Elizabeth, LA. Makes me homesick for driving in Africa. A redneck's dream in a 4 x4.
Homesick dirt road. Intersection of LA 112 and LA 10. Elizabeth, LA. Makes me homesick for driving in Africa. A redneck’s dream in a 4 x4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of the greatest privileges of my life: taking my Mom to watch two grandsons graduate from seminary. Mary Iles with Brady Glaser and Terry Iles. Southeastern Baptist Seminary, NC
One of the greatest privileges of my life: taking my Mom to watch two grandsons graduate from seminary. Mary Iles with Brady Glaser (R)  and Terry Iles. Southeastern Baptist Seminary, NC. Sure wish my Dad could’ve been there.

 

Dr. and Mrs. Danny Akin with Terry and Brady at Southeastern Seminary Graduation. Dr. Akin, seminary president, came last year to Uganda/South Sudan to teach and encourage our pastors. I will be forever grateful for his kindness.
Dr. and Mrs. Danny Akin with Terry and Brady at Southeastern Seminary Graduation. Dr. Akin, seminary president, came last year to Uganda/South Sudan to teach and encourage our pastors. I will be forever grateful for his kindness.

 

"Figure at Clothesline" by Bill Iles circa 1980. Alexandria Museum of Art. Uncle Bill told me he patterned this painting after his father (Lloyd Iles) standing at clothesline at Old House in Dry Creek.
“Figure at Clothesline” by Bill Iles circa 1980. Alexandria Museum of Art. Uncle Bill told me he patterned this painting after his father (Lloyd Iles) standing at clothesline at Old House in Dry Creek.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Curt Iles

I write to have influence and impact through well-told stories of my Louisiana and African sojourn.

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