The Worlds of Meg Stout… Fingernails and such!

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 When I named this site, I did it because there are all kinds of random things that interest me. And often those worlds have nothing to do with one another. Most recently, I became intrigued by finding a way to have "pretty" nails without all the fuss and stink. And I have been redeeming my feet from the land of crack, dry, and itchy. Nails When I was in Nauvoo for a Women's ... Continue reading »

Wow, look. I have a website.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Hi folks, I've been having fun posting over at Millennial Star for a bit over a year now, and had been neglecting this blog rather thoroughly. I see a couple of folks decided to send me up about the meat commerce thing. Just so you know, my family didn't like that bit either. I'm not dedicated to the idea that Emily was being that creative (saying "Yes, sir" to the question of ... Continue reading »

Millennial Star

Friday, February 21st, 2014

  A few months ago a fellow named Bruce Nielson commented on my review of Brian Hales' books, asking me to contact him. I called Bruce, and we chatted at length while I wandered around Dulles airport waiting for a ride home. I think I had just gotten home from Asia this past December. Anyway, Bruce and I exchanged some e-mails, and he convinced me to come be a blogger over at Millennial ... Continue reading »

The Faithful Joseph – plausible explanations for reports painting Joseph as a practicing polygamist

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

I'm having a fabulous time reading Brian C. Hales' recent volumes titled Joseph Smith's Polygamy. My initial reaction was despair when my husband told me there was yet another book (nay, three volumes totaling 1562 pages) about Joseph Smith and polygamy. I thought "Will I never have a chance to write my necessarily fictional account about John C. Bennett, Joseph Smith, Elvira Annie Cowles, Jonathan Harriman Holmes, and Eliza Roxcy Snow ... Continue reading »

A Blastic Pendicle

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

This past week I went bike riding with a friend. It was dark, and the trail was riddled with ridges from tree roots. Apparently one of the trail bumps coincided with me putting on my brakes, sending me head over heels across the handlebars of my bike onto the asphalt of the trail. By the time we got me home, the blood was no longer spurting from my face, and I ... Continue reading »