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A pilgrimage of sorts

Honey Bees © 2010 Cameron Blazer // Cottage IndustrialistGinkgo Wave © 2010 Cameron Blazer // Cottage IndustrialistA week-and-a-half ago, we took our son on his first big car trip. Like a regular old family. It made me feel so grown up to have to answer him 15 times an hour about whether we were there yet.

We were heading to Washington, D.C., because I was attending a conference, and it seemed silly to go and stay in a hotel all alone when I could do it with my boys. To sweeten the pot (for myself), my husband and I agreed that we should break the trip up into two parts, stopping somewhere along the way. The somewhere was IMMEDIATELY obvious to me. Mebane, NC.

Mebane, wha? What's a Mebane?

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