I must confess.
take with this what you will but i'll bet your grown daughters have a different opinion about what empty nest means to them about you.
...."and about not allowing your house to turn into some revolving door.
My attitude is the same as yours.
Well, since Dylan is only 10 and Joy and family just moved in, I've actually moved the empty nest further into the future. lol But, yes, I'm looking forward to it for all the reasons you stated.
The truth may be out there but lies are in your head. Terry Pratchett