This seems a little late, but I feel like I still need to bid the city a proper goodbye...
rats in Ontario, but I managed to avoid them (except for a second-hand sighting by Jordan that managed to scare the crap out of me). I rediscovered milk in bags, learned what it was like to live downtown, started the "ghetto tree" tradition, and experienced freezing rain (for the first time and many more times). I got married (ok, not IN Ottawa, but while living in Ottawa), I learned to laugh at myself more often, and learned that the heat and I do NOT get along well.
I learned how to run, I learned how to be injured, and learned how to get back up and try again. I also finally got my picture taken with Jack Layton :)
four years" post). I will miss it, but will mostly miss the people who helped make it such a fun place to live.