Caveat: 1988

Having forfeited my scholarship at Macalester
by dropping out in 85, by January I have fromally enrolled at the
University of Minnesota. My declared major was computer science, but I soon changed it to linguistics. I dabbled a lot in languages: Portuguese,
Medieval Welsh, Japanese, Russian, Ancient Sumerian, Georgian (Kartuli). I worked hard at a book bindery (book-making factory). I studied very hard, too. I rent a room in a house in St. Paul, and Bob and Mark are my housemates, among others.

[This entry is part of a timeline
I am making using this blog. I am writing a single entry for each year
of my life, which when viewed together in order will provide a sort of
timeline. This entry wasn't written in 1988 – it was written in the