Division of Labor

Charlee: “Psst, Bean, we have a business proposal for you …”
Java Bean: “How did you get back up here?”
Charlee: “I’m a cat. I have my ways.”
Chaplin: “Lulu, can you lend me a paw pushing this wine rack back into position?”
Lulu: “You pushed it out here, why can’t you push it back on your own?”
Chaplin: “Division of Labor. It’s Capitalism 101. Just ask the mouse.”
Mouse: “That’s not what Division of … You know what? Forget it. Just help the cat.”

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Lulu & The Bean Present: Backyard Boing Boing

¡Hola, fellow coffee aficionados! This is The Bean, hosting my very first Sunday video presentation! This is a little something we are calling Backyard Boing Boing, because it is mostly me going boing-boing around Lulu, although we do get in a little bit of chasing. ¡Mirá!

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(Don’t) Jump

Mouse: “Chaplin, why did you trap the Bean up on the fireplace?”
Chaplin: “I was hoping to get a break from him trying to play with me.”
Java Bean: “I think maybe I’ll just jump …”
Lulu: “Don’t jump! You’re not a cat!”

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Moving Up In The World

Lulu: “Bean! How did you get up on top of the fireplace?!”
Java Bean: “Chaplin showed me how to do it! You climb up the dining room love seat, get onto the wine rack, jump from there to the half wall,up to the bookcase, and voila. Not too hard!”
Lulu: “That actually sounds extremely hard …”

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Lulu’s Lawn Patrol: Backyard Bean

Hello friendlies! Lulu here, with another lawn patrol post! As promised, or at least implied, this one features Java Bean in his first full day here in the backyard. He had actually arrived the previous afternoon, but of course he needed time to get settled into a new place after weeks in the shelter. He was feeling a lot more comfortable the next day, and really wanted to get into a game of chase. Unfortunately, as you will see, it was right in the middle of nap time.

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It’s Capitalism!

Java Bean: “So what about the Canada goose stuffie or the little bee? Can we trade those for fish skins?”
Lulu: “No, those are things we’re allowed to have. If we try to trade them, Dada will just give them back to us.”

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Barking Lessons

Bean: “All right, for our first exercise, who can tell me what this is a picture of?”
Blue: “Jurassic Park!”
Corinne Corgi: “Weeds that the peasants haven’t tidied up in a long time.”
Rhodey Ridgeback: “Lions!”
Bernice Bernese: “Mountains!”
Poppy Poodle: “No place I would want to go.”
Sleepy Dog: “Is it time for a break yet?”
Puppy: “I don’t know but it makes me want to pee.”

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Lulu’s Lawn Patrol: What Life In The Backyard Used To Be Like

Hello friendlies! Lulu here with another Lawn Patrol! Although in this case it was pretty apparent that there was no patrolling needed, there was just a light breeze and plenty of sunshine and, well, you know how it is for us dogs when we get that. Now if only the grass were a little less dead. But I guess you can’t have everything.

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