Electric cars are not new; they were first used 100 years ago, the preferred vehicle for both women and doctors.
In 1909 mining heir Robert Guggenheim sponsored a cross-country auto race. This June, a commemorative race is underway. And this time we have bridges.
Though the beauty of fireworks against the night sky is incomparable, maybe we ought to be satisfied with good friends, good food, and an annual renewal of resolve to do some form of volunteer work to "make the world a better place."