A song that always picks me up and I always end up singing along with is "No Rain" by Blind Melon. Another song that always has an affect on me is "November Rain" by Guns N Roses. Ah, to be a young, depressed college student again.
My 30th was on a Tuesday so I worked and a couple of coworkers took me out to lunch. Had a dinner at a local steakhouse with family and friends the following weekend. When I went in 98 we called it "The outdoor version of The Springer Show.