"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-01-2008, 02:34 PM   #1
Executive Chef
 
miniman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Basingstoke, England
Posts: 4,687
Pacanis' avatar

I love your new avatar Pacanis. What breed of dog is he/she?

__________________

__________________
miniman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 03:09 PM   #2
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Thanks miniman. I got a PM on her, too.... the previous avatar where she was sitting and not "smiling".
She's a Presa Canario or "Dogo" Canario. Basically a Spanish mastiff type breed that originated in the Canary Islands. Lots of good to say about the breed, and like any dog, lots of bad to say too, due to the knuckleheads that like to own dogs.

Here she is about five years ago wondering why the heck I wanted her to stand on that pea gravel pile for.
And her usual spot (taken last summer) sitting with her head resting on me. She gets heavy She turned eight last Christmas Eve.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Tursa pea gravel.JPG
Views:	99
Size:	58.6 KB
ID:	3505   Click image for larger version

Name:	Tursa's usual place.JPG
Views:	96
Size:	186.4 KB
ID:	3506  

__________________

__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 03:22 PM   #3
Head Chef
 
Angie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Iowa!!!
Posts: 1,113
She is gorgeous. What is her name?
__________________
Angie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 03:26 PM   #4
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Tursa. I made it up
I wanted something different sounding.
__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 04:30 PM   #5
Senior Cook
 
plumies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sunny San Diego
Posts: 444
Tursa is beautiful! She looks like a big cuddle bug.
__________________
***************
CAB Cooks
plumies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 04:40 PM   #6
Master Chef
 
expatgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Texas girl living in Kazakhstan
Posts: 5,575
Oh, what a Sweetie!! Her, not you, Pacanis!!! "Jest kidding" as my 5 year old granddaughter likes to say when she's in trouble. She's adorable!
__________________
The only difference between a "cook" and a "Chef" is who cleans up the kitchen.
expatgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 04:44 PM   #7
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Quote:
Originally Posted by plumies View Post
Tursa is beautiful! She looks like a big cuddle bug.
Things definitely won't be the same when she's no longer around.
For as long as I can remember she and I have had this morning ritual. When It's time to put on my shoes or sneakers in the morning, she knows. She can be off in another room 5 seconds earlier, but there she will be..... right in my face, sitting as close as she can get, waiting for me to bend over to tie my shoes. I'll scoot a little to one side in the chair, and she'll scoot right with me, still sitting, still waiting for me to bend over just a little too close.... and BAM, there's the wet sloppy kiss
If it wasn't such a comical ritual, it would be frustrating.
And she does this whining thing whenever she thinks I'm getting close enough and then pull away....
Dogs.
__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 04:46 PM   #8
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Quote:
Originally Posted by expatgirl View Post
Oh, what a Sweetie!! Her, not you, Pacanis!!! "Jest kidding" as my 5 year old granddaughter likes to say when she's in trouble. She's adorable!
Hey.. I can be a sweetie
__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 05:37 PM   #9
Master Chef
 
expatgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Texas girl living in Kazakhstan
Posts: 5,575
I just bet you are!!! hahaha!
__________________
The only difference between a "cook" and a "Chef" is who cleans up the kitchen.
expatgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2008, 05:39 PM   #10
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
Quote:
Originally Posted by expatgirl View Post
I just bet you are!!! hahaha!
Don't let the emoticon fool you.
Where else am I going to get a chance to use that?
__________________

__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.