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Sam Saks

Sam Saks is a Top 10 writer for The Cavalier Daily.

Dear routine, it’s time to break up

It’s not easy to break routine, but there are too many exciting opportunities all around us to let our typical schedules trump everything and dictate what we do every single day. 

However, time away from where I grew up, and more time in Charlottesville, is starting to make me realize that home is not defined by one place.

Finding home 350 miles away in Charlottesville

Though I may always have an affinity for my Pennsylvania home — it is where I grew up and where my family is — I know that I do have my own University family and home to return to in Virginia.

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Make your way through various neighborhoods and notice the daily rhythm that surrounds you. 
Driving just about anywhere in Iceland and stepping outside of the rental car, I was immersed in 360 degrees of awe-inspiring beauty

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