An Amazing Journey

The following is a short piece I wrote relating to a life changing experience I had some years ago. It was written to post on another web site but has returned to my mind lately so I dug it out and reworked it a touch. Hope you enjoy it.

As I self indulged over my newly acquired HD motorcycle the phone snapped me back to reality.

“How are you?”

“Fine Dad.” I replied.

“Would you be interested in taking a young boy for a ride on your Harley?”

I laughed, not because I thought the idea was ludicrous but simply because I had suggested it to him only days earlier.

“A ride on a Harley?” He’d commented at the time. “And who would want that?”

“You’d be surprised!” I’d answered.

So here he was three days late…