Laura Sanchez: Have train tickets, will travel

Sometimes you can’t stop a girl from traveling. Sometimes a girl has to realize that she’s in a huge, foreign country for an entire month, a country whose scenery, people, and even languages differ so greatly from coast to coast.

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Our Tour (de)Troit

That week was such an eye-opening retreat. Of course I know Detroit, as I live and breathe it every single day, as I rack my brain as to how to get involved in more and more ways in the city. But I feel as if I saw the city through a set of different lens – through a more analytical, yet tourist-y set of bifocals.

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Alternative Spring Break: the Cleveland edition

There are no words to really describe my feelings and thoughts about my experiences serving in different Cleveland non-profit organizations, visiting diverse neighborhoods, and meeting inspiring civic leaders.

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The changing tides

So I’m slowly trying to get used to the fact that my planner won’t always be on hand, that I need to put my phone down and mute it, that I don’t always need to stress out about being on time, that unplanned outings are usually the ones that are most well-spent, and that life in general has no direction, and I should just flow with it all.

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