“My husband and I had been really talking about what life would look like for us,” Vicky said. “He was just like, ‘I would love to just be able to date you all over again. It’s going to be good, and we’ll have time to go do stuff for us.’”
Nonetheless, the pair fielded many phone calls after they dropped Cameron off at college. Their loved ones wanted to make sure that the Pipers were managing to cope with their empty nest. The couple wanted to assure everyone they were fine – and this caused Jeff to formulate a plan.
Jeff remembered something from the Pipers’ backyard – a bird’s nest, long since deserted by the creatures that had created it. And while he went out to grab the object in question, Vicky found a chalkboard that had been a prop at their son’s graduation.