Just wanted to let you know (in case you were wondering) that the day after we put in our new sump pump, I plugged it back in and it worked fine. It was almost 50 degrees outside, so I'm assuming there was some ice in the tubes that melted, allowing it to work perfectly. I'm pretty pleased because it's much quieter than the old one ever was, so I'm sleeping a little better :)
Also- I'm going to meet Naomi in about an hour and a half!!