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…”

When not translating geeky haiku, Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Tokyo

For nine years, Tokyo Detective Kenji Nakamura thought his mother’s death was an accident. Then he gets a call, and his life begins to unravel. Because if it wasn’t an accident…what was it? Read more