A Sense of Grace

A Sense of Grace

A gravel drive leads to The Oaks, a traditional antebellum mansion in Texas. Built in 1850 for steamboat captain Robert Hodge, the aging structure was sagging from the weight of five layers of roof when Carolyn discovered it. She could see beyond the tumble-down façade to the beauty it could be. Ignoring the peeling paint, she imagined gardens and porches and her children playing in the yard.

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