Monday Musings

I will watch the Super Bowl without passion or prejudice. Neither of my two favorite teams is playing and the same is true of my two least favorite teams. In addition, as I grow older, and despite having worked in professional sports for more than two decades, my interest in sports wanes a little every year.

According to This Day In Automotive History by Brian Corey, Karl Benz received a patent for his Motorwagon on this day in 1886. Benz’s vehicle is widely regarded as the first automobile since it was the first vehicle to be propelled by an internal combustion engine.

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Photo from wall.alphacoders.com…a 1965 Buick Riviera. I love this car, which was designed by the legendary Bill Mitchell. He designed the much celebrated C2 Corvette (1963-1967) among others, but claimed that this generation Riviera was his favorite design.