Fowler W Martin
Fowler W. ("Skip") Martin, a retired Journalist, has lived with his wife in Seattle, Washington since 2004. Prior to that, he worked for Dow Jones News Services for 33 years.
Shortly after starting as a copy reader in Manhattan, he was transferred to London for two years and then to Japan as the Tokyo correspondent for the AP-Dow Jones Economic Report, a joint venture of the Associated Press and Dow Jones. Promoted to Chief European Correspondent five years later, he returned to London where he subsequently became AP-DJ's third Managing Editor. Fowler subsequently returned to the U.S. to become Washington Bureau Chief for the Dow Jones Newswires and then the CEO of Federal Filings, a Washington-based Dow Jones subsidiary. He ended his career by going back to reporting for a couple of years, covering the Congressional tax writing committees and the Internal Revenue Service.
Fowler is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Stanford University where he received a degree in General Engineering with a focus on computer science. He was also active in student politics during the turbulent early 1960s and along with engineering, took several courses in Political Theory. Immediately after university, Fowler served for two years on a destroyer in the Pacific Fleet as the ship's damage control officer.
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by Fowler W Martin
Published: September 12, 2016
When a younger man encounters an older woman dancing with her dog on a lonely beach in North Carolina, he unexpectedly ends up spending the evening with her. She has an upsetting story to tell about the consequences of an abortion at age 17 that leaves him struggling to find a way to empathize with her distress and turn the night into something rewarding for both of them.
by Fowler W Martin
Dan Morrison, walking to Grand Central Terminal on an unnecessary errand, is assailed by the sights and sounds of mid-town Manhattan. They trigger many thoughts, most importantly about several women in his life, and a troubling incident in the recent past. Eventually, an unexpected encounter leaves him wondering what the future holds..
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