Your future gets shorter and you recognize that. In recent years, I have had no desire to do anything but work and be with [son] John.
I hear people talking about going on a vacation or something and I think, what is that about? I have no desire to go on a trip.
My perfect day is sitting in a room with some blank paper. That's heaven. That's gold and anything else is just a waste of time.
No surprise that this fellow is a master of his craft.