I was gone for a while, but I was still paddling! Here is a quick re-cap of my adventures. I'll do one trip per post. I paddled mostly at Percy Priest in Dec. It's the closest lake to my home, and while it's awful in the summertime (too close to town, so full of people), in the wintertime it's really pretty nice! I grew to like it this December. DECEMBER 7, 2015 I launched farther East than I ever had, and headed for the aptly named Trigger Island. I saw SO MANY Blue herons that day! I don't have a fancy camera, but I was able to sneak up pretty close to a few and get pix. On the North end of Trigger Island, there are all these cypresses. I haven't seen this many of them anywhere on the lakes before. It was really cool.