Quoth Hadley, today


From my position as hired help — chauffeur, cook, laundress — I’m ever present, yet oft forgotten by those I dutifully serve.

Yet as servant… I am privy to private conversations.

Let’s take this morning, shall we? As I donned my chauffeur cap — escorting young master Cayden, and her ladyship, Hadley, to their respective schools — I couldn’t help overhearing the conversation.

A heated disagreement ensued; Cayden accused his sister of lying.

You lied!

Hadley denied the claim while Cayden hammered it home. Like any dutiful servant intent on wage-earning, I feigned ignorance. Silently, I drove.

Hadley vehemently challenged her brother. As we arrived at school, she finally shouted,

Cayden! I am NOT a liar. Never call me that — I didn’t lie to you….  I only lie when I need to!


Well, there you go.

For an example of “need,”please refer to this blog post from July 27, 2011. (It also clarifies today’s photo…)

Have you missed other Hadley speak? See here and here for recent entries.