Gail Fowler, Author at Washington Daily News


My long journey to Andra Watkins

  Written in gratitude to Anne Becker and in memory of Ruth Wilkinson, whose invisible hand has nudged together another generation of kindred spirits under ... Read more

by Gail Fowler, Wednesday, December 27, 2017 7:51 pm


Giving the gift of time

From Between Water & Main Bed & Breakfast   BELHAVEN —  Don’t struggle to find the perfect Christmas present for the dearest person in your ... Read more

by Gail Fowler, Thursday, December 21, 2017 1:17 am

Community Columns

Be a local tourist

The winter before she took off for college, my sister decided that she and I should hike the Appalachian Trail. Never mind that we weren’t ... Read more

by Gail Fowler, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 2:20 pm

Community Columns

Finding joy in a swing

My new swing sparks joy. Even on the hottest summer days, I can find peace there, shaded under the magnolia, catching a salty southwest breeze, ... Read more

by Gail Fowler, Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:18 pm


Loco locavore

I wanted to jump over the moon when the Simply Natural Creamery delivery truck, with its Jersey cow painted on the side, pulled up to our bed ... Read more

by Gail Fowler, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 8:20 pm


Heart of a farmer, eye of an artist

By GAIL FOWLER For the Daily News One evening Luca said, “I know why you live in Belhaven. It’s the sunset.” Luca, a young farmer ... Read more

by Gail Fowler, Wednesday, March 30, 2016 7:55 pm


Pungo Living: Swans and songs

By GAIL FOWLER There are some places that change so much in a season that they are worth a return visit. Lake Mattamuskeet is one of them. ... Read more

by Gail Fowler, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 6:05 pm