Things I recall from birthdays/summers past:
1969: Man sets foot on the moon (ok, this was 10 days later, but I totaly remember it)
1971: Moved into the then new housing at Ellsworth AFB
1972: 1st time into Rapid City after the flood killed 238 people June 9
1974: Spent a good deal of that summer freaking out from all the nuclear alerts.
1976: Moved into Rapid City. Dad bought me a telescoping fishing pole which was, like, the best thing ever
1980: 1st online game played. It was a text game called "88" where one input angle of attack for an anti-tank gun (phone cradle linked to SDSM&T HP mainframe)
1984: Qualified as a sharphooter with grenade Ft Leonard Wood, MO (missed shapshooter on M-16 by one shot, dammit)
1987: DM'd a group through the "Demon Queen" series while in Job Corps. Super fun!
1991: 1st Birthday as an dad. You've seen my sons picture if you've been paying attention
1996: Introduced to MST3K. Thanks, Lonnie!
1997: Shroomed for the first time on the 4th. Yes, the light were very pretty. Remind me to tell you about the galactic cathedral some time.
2002: Birthday following divorce. Bummed that none of the fine ladies at bars will do *** at me. Get very, very drunk
2007: 1st summer working at the homeless shelter (still working there). Notice chronic depression has lifted. 1st posted on Alla's (Rating: Default)
2008: 1st DingTM thread. Allakhazam somehow fails to delete account
2009: Move into apartment after long stint working/living at the Mission. No internet at home. Learn to love Master of Magic again
2011: Co-worker from Mission moves in. Asocial tendancies recede
2012: Drunk, but happy drunk. Will spend time with friends later in the day. Oh, and my mom was in town for the weekend, so that was nice.