Pat and Sandy much enjoyed their recent cruise, and then began their problems. They didn’t suffer a hijacking or a deadly crash, but suffer they did on their way home to Australia from the Baltic states and the final leg of their cruise.
On their cruise to Amsterdam from Norway, the weather was bad and the sea so rough that the ship had to divert to Rotterdam. So far, not so bad. So far.
Wth minimal editing on my part, Pat gives the following account in a jet-lagged e-mail written in the middle of the night of one disastrous event after another, thankfully none involving violence:
Luckily, the ship supplied buses to the terminal in Amsterdam, but we lost nearly a whole day in Amsterdam.
Weekly Roundup: Early spring, Borgnine mansion, slumping inventory, Case-Shiller attack, DIY tips, increasingly confident Americans, builders’ mood
Governor signs renewal of tax abatement into law
Construction permits take off from 2007 level
Market reveals early spring as pace of pending sales below $5 million is fastest in 12 years
And jump recorded in development activity of multi-family buildings in Brooklyn
Although nothing new, garbage disposals prove to be worthy of boasts
Cuomo seeking to buy out homeowners to remake coastline
Concessions dwindling for buyers of new condos
Will rents take off again? Maybe: Low inventory continue to push up rents of studios, 2BR apartments last month
Region’s housing prices up 8.5 percent from prior December
Big uptick in supply seems unlikely
Her Greenwich Village duplex is coming around again