Well, it's been just over a year now since I've moved to here, and I've got say, Wheaton, I think I'm falling in love with you. When we first met, I found myself comparing you to your flashier younger sister, downtown Silver Spring. But now that I've gotten to know you, I think you're really special. I mean, good looks aren't everything, right? And what you don't have in looks, you make up for in personality. I never knew how delicious Thai food could be before you. And I never realized how convenient it could be to have three paint stores all within walking distance from my house (Ben Moore, Duron, McCormick). Before I got to know you better, I had no idea that just beyond your slightly run-down strip malls lie a beautiful park and gardens. If it wasn't for you, I never would get to experience the western hemisphere's longest escalator every single day, whether it's running or not. I've really enjoyed our first year together, Wheaton, and I'm looking forward to many more to come.