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

Rosenblum: International student-senior exchange a win-win

Many residents of Kenwood Retirement Community in Minneapolis once traveled the world. Now that they no longer can, that exhilarating...

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 10:03 PM

Rosenblum: North Siders rally neighbors to ease family's broken heart

If there is a tiny dose of comfort to be drawn after the death of 9-year-old Michael Sullivan, it is...

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 09:14 PM

Rosenblum: Two national awards honor work of Braille innovator

Emily Wharton’s epiphany came in college, as she faced a roomful of listeners at a coffeehouse poetry reading.All her life,...

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 07:43 PM

Rosenblum: Reasons for female sex traffickers are complex

The sex-trafficking trial of Otis D. Washington is an eye-opener for many reasons, beginning with its alleged scope and duration.Washington,...

Updated: July 10, 2013, - 09:15 PM

Rosenblum: Rondo Days tips hat to St. Paul Red Caps

The exquisitely renovated St. Paul Union Depot is, fittingly, on the National Register of Historic Places. Next week, the heart...

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 10:02 PM

Rosenblum: 46 years later, Skip's print finds its way home

Merritt Bartlett knew that the young man’s name was George. He knew that George was a student at the University...

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 09:42 PM

Rosenblum: New weight worry: Low-income boys

Results from a large study on kids and weight drew an understandable response from Nancy Gruver:“Hallelujah!”The study, the most recent...

Updated: July 01, 2013, - 09:40 PM

Rosenblum: The rain rushed in, then neighbors followed

Joel and Karyl Hoeger returned home from a trip to Bemidji in 1 a.m. darkness last Saturday, hours after Friday...

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 10:34 PM

Duets: Marthe and Jil

Jil Ocel and Marthe Herbert are founders of Animal Ambassadors, which introduces exotic animals to clients at senior centers and group homes.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 09:57 AM

Duets: Joey and Pete cook up a game of cribbage

Every Monday afternoon for an hour and a half, Joey Ziegler, 33, and Pete Muscala, 92, meet for a friendly but competitive game of cribbage at the Our Kitchen diner in south Minneapolis.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 09:56 AM

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