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Posted on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004

Dave!Hey, tomorrow is my birthday! Looking back, I have no idea how I managed to survive this long. I've done some pretty insane things in my life, some of which should have resulted in me being dead. Apparently I am too stupid or too lucky to die (go me!). Usually I try to spend my birthday out of the country, but the weather is so nice here now that I think I'd be happier sticking around and going for a motorcycle ride, which is absolutely the best present I could ever get.

Recently I started digitizing my old film photos so that I can put them in Apple's iPhoto with all the rest. It's a mammoth undertaking because I have thousands of photos left to go, but it's been worth the effort so far. Last week I scanned in a batch of photos from one of the very first "Birthday Weekends" (an annual group celebration with friends, most of whom also have March birthdays). This is a pretty typical example of how I've spent past birthdays... funny that my friend's first instinct was not to rush to my aid, but instead to take a picture:

Dave has fallen down the stairs at Birthday Weekend but manages to hold his Red Solo Cup upright so no alcohol was spilled in the taking of this photo.

You will note that despite being too drunk to properly climb stairs, I didn't spill my drink. I'm pretty proud of that. I seem to remember waking up the next morning with that funky jacket wrapped around my head somehow... I think it came to life and tried to attack me once I passed out that night. No matter, the evil jacket was destroyed in a tragic camping accident two weeks later (note to self: when drying a jacket made of rayon or other freaky synthetic fibers, it will burst into flames if hung too close to an open fire).

Yeesh, where did thirty-eight years go?

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  1. Jenny says:

    Happy happy birthday to a very wonderful person! Here’s to another 38 years and then some!
    Question though…were those jeans acid or stone washed?!?

  2. kazza says:

    ooo happy birthday :):)
    so march 24th is your birthday? Does that mean you’re turning 38 or 39?

  3. seasha says:

    wishing u a happy b-day!!!!!!

  4. Dave2 says:

    Thanks guys! Hmmm… I don’t think I ever owned a pair of acid-wash or stone-washed jeans before, so maybe they’re just old and washed a lot? But hey, this was the late 80’s, so maybe they were acid-stone-blasted-roughed-sanded-washed!!

  5. Bad Robert says:

    Forget your pants what the hell you drinking thats pink?

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