Sick in Bed Across Two Chairs, with My Feet out Through the Window by Laurie Blackwood Pike

Sick in Bed Across Two Chairs, with My Feet out Through the Window– WHAT???

Grandpa Pike has done it again. The title of this book certainly caught my eye so I just had to read it. The book is full of interesting short stories depicting his many life experiences. I was very curious to know why the book has such a weird and wonderful title. You should too!

I was excited to see that Grandpa Pike had released another book. You’ll read in this book about his life and all the experiences while on his journeys. Some of my favourite topics that I read from the book include: How his family survived the Good Old Days, Religion, different people in his life he has met and the lovely stories to accompany the relationships between them.

In the book, he shares many heartwarming experiences while travelling on the road for his sales jobs. Grandpa Pike is a proud husband and father, this is evident in the many times he so proudly mentions them as you read along.

I would surely recommend this book and I truly loved reading his short stories. The short stories are a wonderful light read for any person young or old to enjoy. This book could make a lovely Christmas gift and would surely please the reader in your life.


Laurie Blackwood Pike, a.k.a. Grandpa Pike, was born in Stanhope, Newfoundland and Labrador. He is retired from his position as business development manager with a national chain of hardware and building supply stores. In 2017, he received the Estwing Gold Hammer Award?the industry’s recognition for his contributions. In 1986, he bought a rural general store, developed a logo, and branded the business “Grandpa Pike’s.” His unique store was profiled in the hardware industry’s Hardware Merchandising magazine. In recent years, Grandpa Pike has used his nickname for charity work. In 2007, he partnered with the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter, to release a music CD. In 2009, he partnered with them again to produce a gospel Christmas CD. He is married to Kathleen Pike and has one daughter, Laurie Shannon.

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Boulder Books (June 30 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 200 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1989417361
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1989417362
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Shawna is a mother and a retired athlete and fitness professional.  She currently works in the Beauty Industry with Estee Lauder company.  In her spare time, she enjoys coaching basketball, promoting and reviewing products on Instagram @shawnajbutler, reading anything pertaining to fashion, beauty, fitness and sports. She likes to travel to anywhere warm and sunny.  Shawna has a BBA from Mount Saint Vincent University and currently lives in Paradise, Newfoundland.

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