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Would 'sorry' have made any difference? Does it ever? It's just a word. One word against a thousand actions.

- Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

Frankie Perino and I were lucky that day. Lucky to be alive-that's what everyone said.

- Sarah Ockler, Twenty Boy Summer

Everyone says that the internet is so awesome because you can connect with people from all over the world, but I think it’s the opposite. The internet doesn’t make it easier to connect with anyone—it just makes it so you don’t really have to.

- Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

Have some carrots. They're good for your eyes.""Then you have some fries. They're good for your... I don't know. They're just good.

- Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

But once in a while, you pick the right thing, the exact best thing. Every day, the moment you open your eyes and pull off your blankets, that's what you hope for. The sunshine on your face,warm enough to make you heart sing.

- Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

It was just over a year ago. Twelve months, nine days and six hours ago, actually. But thirteen months ago everything was...perfect.

- Sarah Ockler, Twenty Boy Summer

He turned the entire living room into an airport, complete with a four-foot-high LEGO traffic control tower and a fleet of paper planes, plastic army pilots taped safely into their cockpits. From deep beneath the couch, a large utility flashlight illuminates some sort of...landing strip? I crouch down for a better look.Oh. My. God.Stuck to the carpet in parallel, unbroken paths from one wall to the other are two lanes of brand-new maxi pads. Plastic dinosaurs stand guard at every fourth pad–triceratops and T rexes on one side, brontosauruses and pterodactyls on the other–protecting the airport from enemy aircraft and/or heavy flow.

- Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

I'm not sure if you even want me around or if you just feel sorry for me. I'm not sure of anything.

- Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

I can't stop thinking about what he felt like against my body, against my lips. I can't remember anything else, anything before that. And I realize in this moment that I've finally done it. That horrible, awful thing I swore I would never do.The frosting. The cigarettes. The blue glass triangle. The shooting stars. The taste of his mouth on mine in the hall closet. Gone. All I can think about is Sam. Matt is – erased. My whole body is warm and buzzing. Sam is smiling next to me, because of me. And I've never felt so lonely in all my life.

- Sarah Ockler

I've never met a problem a proper cupcake couldn't fix.

- Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.