Blog Posts - Tufa Girl



Save The Gnome

I have been working on a major project at work. Although I wish I were independently wealthy and could pursue a constant devotion of yard art, reality does dictate that I must occasionally focus my energy in other areas.Autonomously,  I receives...

Did I Mention Snakes Are Bigger in Texas

Tufa Girl submits:Dateline: DallasA suburban neighborhood in Dallas has been reporting an unusual number of missing small dogs and cats. In particular, pomeranians have been singled out. Homeowners should be advised to keep your pets on a leash or co...

Pranks Gone Bad

Tufa Girl comments and submits:"Nothing spectacular 2 birdhouses 2 birdbaths yawn..."I know you feel this way, Tufa Girl but look again.One birdhouse is festooned by clanging clanking metal jangly things...the pretty one. Every time the bird family...

Assignment: Horny Toad

A few weeks back we had a Texas pride smackdown and it came to my attention via a Bud Light Commercial (the internet is my teacher and I but a willing pupil) that:1. The horny toad is the Texas State reptile and that Texas has a state reptile2. The h...

Chito Takes No Survivors

In ancient Greece and Rome, military victories were commemorated with a display of captured arms and standards, for example in the Roman triumph‎, and cultural objects, called war trophies. In more recent times, it has been common for soldiers to r...

When The South Rises Again

I have a very close friend who was born and raised in upstate South Carolina. North Carolinians (me) have an instinctual disdain for South Carolinians. We can't help it. We sniff at our southern sister state and proclaim we are more cultured, more in...

Much Royalty

I'm feeling tired tonight and Tufa Girl has done most of my work for me which I really appreciate. St Francis had a tendency to roam, so for his own protection the lions tied him to the railPssh, try not to pay attention to the freaky guy. I hear he...

The Valance

According to Miriam Webstervalance: a short drapery or wood or metal frame used as a decorative heading to conceal the top of curtains and fixtures.The so-called experts of Miriam Webster did not think to include bottles! Humph some experts....Tufa G...

The Pole Sitter

Pole sitting requires balance, dedication and endurance. As a hobby it makes absolutely no sense to me but Henry is determined to break the pole sitting record and become famous for his great skill.Tufa Girl submits:"I will sit here rain, heat or flo...

I'm Sorry But Art Is Not A Yard Sale

It is  not likely possible that some very fine artists stumble across this blog. Artists who have a vision, who something to say and share with the world. Unique individuals who make an impact both culturally and socially to the human condition.

Where an important new methodology is revealed

Tufa Girl shares a brilliant and earth shattering field reporter method to escape capture. Let's all huddle around her and learn:"Yard art stalking technique #44. - Look for yard art across the street from house for rent or sale.  You can hover...

Stalking Angels

Hey, Tufa Girl here, guest blogging for Life's Highway while she is on a much needed getaway. I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share a yard that I regularly like to stalk.This is the original posting called Mixed Media back in Octo...

State Pride

I continue to be amused at the ardor and the devotion of a Texan for their state symbol. I live in North Carolina and you don't see a black tarry foot printed on every possible surface. I think South Carolina is fairly excited about the Palmetto tree...

Christmas in July - Ric Rac Style

I don't know what it is about July, but Christmas decorations always have a way of revealing themselves in the summer. I surmise by Fall, the homeowners are dragging out their scarecrows and such and get motivated to put the stuff away. But during th...

The Nance Ranch

Tufa Girl has reported some amazing ranches in her area . Ranches with incredible displays and ornate fencing. The Nance Ranch is more like a ranch house in my town. The fencing is nothing to write home about either.Score3 functional birdhouses: 0 po...

Behind High Walls - It's All About Peeping

 Tufa Girl recently experienced storm damage in her community in Texas. On her blog, Texas Tufa, she chronicled the destruction of her home, the loss of her fabulous garden and the frustration of  home repair. But she is a trooper and kept...

Behind High Walls

 Tufa Girl recently experienced storm damage in her community in Texas. On her blog, Texas Tufa, she chronicled the destruction of her home, the loss of her fabulous garden and the frustration of  home repair. But she is a trooper and kept...


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