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Published August 12 2011

Morast: Party truths for ‘old’ people

I feel like I just got out of a hot tub time machine.

It’s 8:32 a.m. on Thursday morning and my body is wet, tired and trying to figure out how my 35-year-old self just spent the past five days partying like it was 1997 and I was a college kid who could get by on three hours of sleep a night.

Even more bizarre is why my body feels like it’s been drunk for days despite the fact that I don’t drink alcohol – at all.

With my body rebelling against the compulsion to get to work, I’m lying in bed, letting the memories of this awesome session roll through the brain.

Aside from rearranging my circadian rhythms and reminding me how much fun it is to, well, have fun, the run of wild nights reaffirmed several party truths I’d forgotten during some pretty boring years. Among them:

Readers can reach Forum Features Editor Robert Morast at (701) 241-5518 or rmorast@forumcomm.com