after a draggy weekend, he approached her cautiously, careful not to get bitten or scratched. hoping by taking the casual approach, he could easily invade n return being allowed into her comfort zone. though relieved with the resurfaced ostrich, she decided to hammer on. for now is the time to make things clear once n for all. sternly she pushed forward, with his head dropped further downward, admitting n apologizing, knowing it was his fault for taking her for granted n not correcting the mistake on the spot, nor taking account of her feelings. only when she was sure he knew what the problem was, did she decided to let the matter slip. the friendship was regained with half a portion of trust lost, yet she was grateful for the incomparable strength of the bond that many lack.