Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Little Women: Discuss with Us #3
In Chapter Two the girls use their small funds to give Christmas gifts to Marmee. Louisa May Alcott writes "Not rich enough to afford any great outlay for private performances, the girls put their wits to work and - necessity being the mother of invention - made whatever they needed." In the modern day, there doesn't seem to be much need for invention, we can buy so many comforts. Are there comforts you just take for granted? Do you have any story of a time when "necessity was the mother of invention" in your life?