PHOTO PROMPT © Nick Allen
He didn’t find it yet, but failure was just motivation to keep trying.
People said playing the lottery was folly. Yet some people won that … and laughed all the way to the bank.
He wasn’t going to let those of little faith dissuade him.
Sure, let them think he was into antique oil and kerosene containers. It kept badgering to a minimum and lent him some credibility in scouting flee markets.
No one needs to know that what he’s really after, is an authentic genie lamp.
He’ll find it, and laugh all the way to the bank.