Was this a make-do for the week of Independence Day?
Want is the secret to a grand level of depression. To be content with having what you need will find you very close to your last incarnation. You still have to go through one more though, as a cockroach.
Cockroach lives are pretty short, though, so it’s not too bad.
Archie did alright
It certainly depends on your perspective. When I was moving through the jungle in 1968 all I wanted was a few more seconds.