Lang House Rebuilds to Face Future Floods Marian and Bruce Langhus July 2018 In the 138 year history of the original Weston House, flood waters have never reached inside the structure. The 2018 Spring Freshet changed this secure notion as six inches of Saint John River sat in the house for many days. The resultant … More Preparing for the next flood!
Crinoline Girl – A rather unique variation of this fantasy lady. Beautifully quilted, thick cotton quilt in lavender and cream color. This quilt is suitable for a single bed and possibly a double bed, depending on your style. Edges are embroidered all around the dress, top, hat, and parasol! This lovely quilt is destined to … More Crinoline Girl – Quilts of the 1960s
Fixing antique quilts has become my winter activity here in Lang House Bed and Breakfast in the Village of Gagetown in New Brunswick, Canada. This year I am working my way through a stack of “Pinkies” from the mid 1800s. It seems like a fitting activity as Lang House was built in 1880 by a … More When I mend a quilt, I always think other things can be fixed.
The winter months are long here in New Brunswick and it seems like the rest of the time we are “going right out straight” preparing and executing one tourist event after another. It seems that the “off season” is the only time we stop and take time for ourselves and others. This winter, Lang House … More Lang House Hosts “Aging for Amateurs”
Snapshots of Everyday People: By Margaret Rowney and Marian Langhus I was invited to drop into Marian Langhus’s workshop, Old Quilts: Cut or Keep on Saturday morning, November 5. She was upstairs in the Captain’s Room when I arrived. It seems that quilts were everywhere; on the dining room table, in the Queen Room, on … More Old Quilts: Cut or Keep
I grew up in New Brunswick with French Toast and Ketchup but we called it “Egg Toast.” I was doing field work near Baker, Montana, and I instructed the cook at the restaurant how to do the French Toast with ketchup on the side instead of syrup or powdered sugar. One day I left my … More French Toast with Ketchup – One Option
July 13, 2016 What a day! Yesterday I had the very serious examination of every nook and cranny of our 6 bathroom, 5 bathroom bed and breakfast. The Canada Select representative was extremely thorough examining each and every mattress and guest space. I went along giving the detail of each room, telling my little anecdotes. … More Milestone in a B and B keeper’s life!
At Lang House in the Village of Gagetown, High Adventure was the word. We were first visited by Dianne Whelan and Ann Verrall who were making the film and book called 500 Days in the Wild. Ann represents shortworksProductions and is in charge of logistics and technology. Diane is hiking, biking, and paddling the 24000km Trans Canada … More May at Lang House B and B
Bruce and I made this pizza tonight (May 14) in celebration of our first fiddlehead meal. The fiddle heads were given to us by a guest! She received them from a Gagetown person out picking them along the water! We ordered 10 pounds so expect to see more fiddle heads up close. Sorry to you … More It’s May! Fiddlehead time in Gagetown!
The first year in any business must hold its share it trials. The spring freshet is that trial for the new B and B owners of Lang House in the Village of Gagetown. Fortunately some very good people helped us out. My Facebook buddy Ian Neilsen recommended that a volunteer fireman, Tyler Thomas, help me … More Lang House in the Village of Gagetown: Watching the Gagetown Creek Flood