It is the ability to move farther and faster than was previously possible. The anxious 16-year old that first sits behind the wheel of power and movement feels the thrill and danger that is soon lost in daily necessity.
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot.
The guy who invented the other three,
HE was a genius.
The engine sucks the highly refined fuel as we hit the ignition, and the pistons fire precisely enough to give us the energy to move forward. And what of our appreciation? A modern miracle reduced to the mundane--much better if the wheels sport the latest popular paint color...
16: Ordinary matters
23: Fish tales
25: The future
26: My toothbrush