A lot of people who don't live here think Ottawa and its citizens can be pretty boring, but I know better.

My name is Kristy Nease, I'm a journalist at CBC News in the nation's capital, and I spend a lot of my off-duty time walking around the city and checking out awesome things.

In the summer I make good use of all the running around I do by taking pictures of people I find interesting to look at.

This is my second year running this blog, and it's good to be back.

Stay classy, #Hottawa.

Here's the full 2013 blog, if you're feeling sentimental