Let's start with the good news. My washer and dryer are working again!! As it turns out, the unit, which is one of those stacked numbers, had been slowly coming unplugged. So, as soon as Dad got it plugged in, it went back to working. In addition, while "fixing" them, Dad realized that my dryer vent thingy needed to be replaced, so he did that, too. And mopped my floor. And fixed my vacuum. (Seriously, Santa is going to be very, very good to him!)
Now, to the slightly less than great news. This happened on Saturday night:
Was your weekend as exciting? I'm dying to hear all about it in the comments!