The prospective house buyers have not evaporated after all; they are simply having trouble with financing (which I already knew was an issue). They are still "enthusiastic." They know we are planning on listing with a new agent, and they are urging us to do whatever we have to do. Nevertheless, they say they are still very much in the game.
This means that I don't dare book an airline ticket to go to the latest London Blogmeet. I had been making noises about attending, because I would very much have liked to raise a glass with the likes of Ian and Anx and many other lovely folks. But now is not a good time to leave town.
It's just as well. We'll save the money for our planned jaunt to our favorite part of Florida. Our thinking is: Once more while we still can!