(Old) News! During a single week in February of 1998 two short articles were published in The Miami Herald about my activities. One on my clock repair business, and one on my interest in sundials. (Both articles have neat pictures.)
A visitor informed me that 'Clicketh' is not imperative or first person, but third person singular indicative. "What thou shouldst say is 'click thee'" This guy was probably over-educated with your tax dollars.
The tune is way neat - it's called Les Barricades Mysteriéuses by Francois Couperin. It was
written for harpsichord, but I scored it for banjo and electric bass. Google some more versions here including a nice try on solo guitar.
Lemme see - we Twigs had a little home with a front porch
at least 38 years before they signed the Declaration!
|This is the stone house Evert Terwilliger built in 1738 along the Plattekill River on 400 acres that his wife, Sara Freer, inherited. The Plattekill flows from near New Paltz New York into the Hudson.|
In the north wall of the house are two marked stones, one cut with "1738 ETWI" and the other with "1741 ETW". The initials are those of Evert Terwilliger and his son, Evert.
Stones in the south wall are marked "DFI 1760" and "IVW 1787", these are believed to be those of Daniel Freer, Jr. and Issac Van Wagner, near relatives of the occupants of the house.
For some time in the 19th century the house was used as a slave quarters for the nearby Locust Lawn., and there are a number of slave graves on a nearby hill.
The house is now owned and maintained by the Huguenot Historical Society, the Terwilliger Family Association financially supports its care and
I lived in this Coconut Grove house for sixteen years -
from 1968 to 1984.