“Come on, Dad, grab some bread and let’s go see if there is any evidence of peristeronic activity in the park,” Mike says as he attempts to get his eighty-year-old father to give up his seat on the couch.
“Don’t need to. I learned all about periscopes when I was in the Navy,” Dad replied.
Challenge by Sammi Cox; Use “peristeronic” in a 53-word submission. https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2020/08/01/weekend-writing-prompt-168-peristeronic/
About oneta hayes
Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
Now there is an interesting take on the prompt. Good one. Enjoyed it.
Thank you. Do you have blog? I tried to find you by profile but failed. Glad you left a way for me to know you have been here.
You are welcome. My blog is at
And my poem for this prompt is at
lol great take on the prompt Oneta, well done!