the most inspiring of all: my late grandfather's amazing pancakes- for those of us who grew up with them in the shape of sand-dollars on mornings in Maine- rather than fluffy like a sponge.

Add fresh picked blueberries for a truly transporting experience.

Here it is, copied down by my father- the recipe of his father- that he recently exhibited he can carry on for one more generation- even eaten leaning on the counter top in a Chicago high rise I could not stop at 1, or 2, or 3...