Gail Rosenblum

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7350
Gail Rosenblum writes two to three columns a week on people, social issues, trends, and the complexities of human relationships.

Recent content from Gail Rosenblum

Duets: Lee and Jim move on

Lee Blons was “an outsider” when she moved to the Twin Cities for college. Now firmly rooted, she’s readying to move forward without the partner who bolstered her remarkable transition.

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 07:56 AM

Rosenblum: Catching up with folks we met in 2014

As I culled a year’s worth of columns to update you on a few, I now know why I was drawn to this particular collection. Each story rose up due to one or more of Kwanzaa’s cherished values.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 12:35 PM

Rosenblum: Calif. girl says 'Biggest Baddest' books aren't just 'For Boys'

Santa’s going to have a tough time topping the gift that Parker Dains already got this holiday season.In early November,...

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 03:53 PM

Rosenblum: Mpls. songwriter may have a new Christmas classic

Jeremy Messersmith , who was singled out by Time magazine as one of 14 musicians to watch in 2014, has dropped an invaluable gift that’s nothing short of a miracle: He wrote a Christmas song that’s really good.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 10:20 AM

Rosenblum: Anonymous donors spread joy, inspiration

The tale of anonymous donors stuffing thousands of dollars into Salvation Army red kettles is warm and welcome comfort during a cold December week.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 02:48 PM

Looking to raise holiday spirits? Try these gifts that give back

Reluctant to buy presents that leave you feeling empty? These three ideas may just fill you up.

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 06:31 PM

Duets: Ed Crozier and Dick Duerre

Ed Crozier glanced up from his coffee mug on a winter morning and noticed a man cross-country skiing on a...

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 06:36 AM

Unlikely discovery of backpack fosters friendship

It’s impossible to know how many people drove past the child’s backpack, lying abandoned on the median of a busy street near downtown Minneapolis. We do know that one person pulled over, ran into traffic to rescue it, and looked inside.

Updated: November 27, 2014, - 06:33 AM

Rosenblum: Blake School 'global citizens' keep Ebola on our radar

The reality of capricious news cycles makes it easy to forget the Ebola epidemic. But not seeing stories on hourly news feeds doesn’t mean the public health crisis is over.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 07:07 PM

Rosenblum: She's bringing back the art of customer service

Remember customer service? Jeannette Grace does. And she’s making it her life’s work to bring it back — to Mom-and-Pops, big box stores and everything in between, including your cubicle.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 12:32 PM

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