my family is a "book family". my mother started her children, and then her grandchildren, off early with a love of words and stories and imaginative thinking. at two, toots is well on her way to continuing that journey. will she love to write, like me, her father, grandmother, grandfather, uncles and older cousins? will she be a storyteller (life is nothing but stories being lived) of any other creative form? will she even love to read? who knows?...but in this family, everything begins with the written word.