The next photo is the PHOTO PROMPT. In a hundred words or less, what story does it tell?
Genre Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
“Papa, tell me about your crazy friend Joseph Kyselak.”
“Not crazy, eccentric, Ilsa.” I squeeze my daughter’s hand as we walk down the street. “You’ve heard this story a hundred times.”
“Tell me a hundred and one.”
“Very well. Joseph bet me that within three years he would be famous all over Austria.”
“He is, isn’t he?”
I miss his easy laugh, sense of humor, and adventurous spirit. Cholera took him last year, but not before he won the wager. If you visit Austria you’ll see his name everywhere.
Ilsa traces the letters Joseph engraved on a nearby wall. “Kyselak”