April 3, 2019 We anticipate a gentle flood this year, not like the cruel flood of 2018. We had an interview with CTV news asking how we were preparing for the flood this year. Our message was that we prepared as we rebuilt using the appropriate building materials for living in the flood zone. A … More Flood Watch at Lang House April 2019
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https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1481750 Nick Moore did a fantastic job of splicing together new and old footage of the flood damage at Lang House in 2018.
A peek at Lang House over the Christmas Holiday. We had a beautiful and quiet holiday! We are looking forward to having a lovely summer season!
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