"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Birthdays, Good Thoughts and DC Hugs
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-10-2013, 09:44 PM   #1
Proud American
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Asheville
Posts: 2,142
My Song To All Of You In DC

I had had a very bad day in school about the new car. There is a certain Professor who dislikes me very much. I shall call him "Prof." There is however, another name in the Romanian language which is better suited to him, but I will be nice.

Prof took me away from my classmates to ask me questions. He asked how I had received the car. I shall put this in play form so as to make it clear.

Prof: So how did you get a car like that? Those are very expensive, you know.

Cat: My parents paid for it.

Prof: Are you sure?

Cat: Is this of your business?

Prof: Yes, it is. And I happen to know your parents are not here to buy you a car, so that is a lie. Now, Catina, I am not buying that old great-aunt crap either. Tell me what is going on and how did you get that car?

Cat: How is this your business?

Prof: I am asking the questions, not you. How did you get that car?

Cat: This is not your business and I do not like being named a liar. I shall speak to the Dean of Women of you. You are insulting and I have had enough of you.

Prof: This isn't over, Catina.

Cat: You are damned right it is not over!

I left and went to the Dean. She was very upset with this. The University knows of my situation of attending DA.

They will speak to him of this. I apologize for cursing but I was quite angry.

I meant to post this song for my new citizenship but KatieH said it is appropriate for anything, such as relationships, and any of trials.

Now because of my encounter, I see this website brings me light.

Please don't let the light go out!



Your friend,
~Cat

__________________

__________________
CatPat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2013, 09:54 PM   #2
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Dawgluver's Avatar
Site Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 24,093
Cat, this is shocking. Good for you for reporting it! The professor had no right to ask those questions. Your car was none of his business. Plus, his questions were discriminatory and probably illegal.

Love the song, keep lighting the candles, Cat!
__________________

__________________
She who dies with the most toys, wins.
Dawgluver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2013, 10:25 PM   #3
Proud American
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Asheville
Posts: 2,142
It seems that young Romanian women come here on the premise of being married to older American men. It is true.

Some of we young women do not come here for this. I shall not accept of being called a liar. I came here for DA and my education. I have a duty to my family and I must succeed to it.

I hope I do not offend of anyone, but he made me very angry. He is not a good American.

Thank you, Dawgluver.

Your friend,
~Cat
__________________
CatPat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 07:56 AM   #4
Executive Chef
 
Hoot's Avatar
Site Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: The edge of the Great Dismal Swamp
Posts: 3,308
Catina, You were right to stand up for yourself. That professor was in the wrong. Your life is no one's business but yours. I hope the Dean will take appropriate actions.
You have nothing to apologize for.
By the way, great song! I sure do miss Mary Travers.
__________________
I used to be a racist, but I don't have much interest in it since Dale Earnhardt got killed.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
Good judgement comes from experience; experience comes from bad judgement.
Hoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 09:13 AM   #5
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,281
Good for you, Cat! I'm so glad you reported this.

And I love the song, thank you!
__________________
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 09:44 AM   #6
Sous Chef
 
Rocket_J_Dawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Barrie, Ontario
Posts: 788
Good for you Cat. It sounds like this prof. was trying to exert some kind of bullying influence over you. Way to go standing your ground.
__________________
Rocket_J_Dawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 09:49 AM   #7
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,346
You did the exact right thing. Brava!
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 10:28 AM   #8
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Katie H's Avatar
Site Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: I live in the Heartland of the United States - Western Kentucky
Posts: 15,156
Beautiful song, Cat. It can inspire in so many ways.

I'm appalled at how your prof behaved. He was totally out of line and you were right to call him on it and report him. Perhaps he's jealous that you have the intelligence and means to take good care of yourself and DA. Just for "giggles" you should see what kind of car he drives. It might be a piece of junk. If so, you will at least get a small chuckle out of an otherwise unpleasant experience.
__________________
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!
Katie H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 12:05 PM   #9
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 3,899
Wow Cat .. the nerve of some people !!

#1 it's not his business .... #2 it's not his business .. #3 it's not his business ... I guess you can see where I'm going with this !

Good on you for reporting him .. unbelievable how some people can be so rude and stick their noses where they do not belong and also to make assumptions .. just unreal !

Hang in there .. as you can see from this forum, not everyone is so rude.

Stand your ground and enjoy that new car !!
__________________
MrsLMB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2013, 12:37 PM   #10
Proud American
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Asheville
Posts: 2,142
Thank you all for the support. Mamma and DA said I was right to do so. He said nothing of this today, so I do not know if the Dean spoke to him yet.

I will be honest. When I saw him today, I wished I could poke his eye out with my pen. Then I felt badly and apologized to God for wishing to harm him.

I am glad you all liked my song!

Thank you!

Your friend,
~Cat
__________________

__________________
CatPat 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 08:59 PM.


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