Cherry Blossoms for Geeks

Tenugui

Which one of these traditional Japanese tenugui hand towels is not like the others? Hint: it’s the one with the poem that reads:

“One of these is small,

but he stubbornly heads toward his goal,

The other changes direction

according to how the wind is blowing…”

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback. Nightshade is the one set during cherry blossom season

More Nightshade book goodness here, in case you think you might want to, you know, read it or something

A young woman is found dead in an abandoned car, with a pair of strangers old enough to be her parents. Their suicide note apologizes for a disaster that hasn’t yet happened. And someone is stalking the…Read more

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