At the end of The Godfather, an aged and somewhat frail Vito Corleone is counseling his son, Michael–the “good son” who has now become his heir in the “family business.”
I like to drink wine more than I used to…anyway, I’m drinking more…
It’s good for you, Pop.
I don’t know…your wife and children–Are you happy with them?
The older I get, this is exactly how I feel, though instead of wine you can substitute John Prine, Chavela Vargas, and Tom Waits.