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.

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Rosenblum: Teens take on a teaching role in fight against use of alcohol

Every Friday at 10 a.m., Demetra Williamson skips her math class at North High School, jumps into a taxi and, for about 40 minutes, transforms from student to teacher.

Updated: November 28, 2012, - 09:54 PM

Play explores one woman's path to forgive unforgivable

Is any crime unforgivable?

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 12:59 PM

Rosenblum: Try 'Respectful Conversations' and be thankful for empathy

Hey, everybody! I've devised a game for all of us to play at the Thanksgiving dinner table. It's called the Respectful Conversations Game.

Updated: November 21, 2012, - 06:29 PM

Rosenblum: Wartime letter is returning to sender, 67 years later

Jane White was talking herself out of stopping at an estate sale in her Uptown Minneapolis neighborhood last February. It was snowing, she was recovering from foot surgery, there was nowhere to park.

Updated: November 15, 2012, - 02:41 PM

Rosenblum: Let's not shoot from the hip on leggings issue

I think we can agree that there isn't a gift-card value high enough to thank those selfless, energetic, patient public servants who spend eight hours a day with our teenage children.

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 10:38 PM

Duets: Ella, Bella just wanna have fun

About a nanosecond after receiving her fourth-grade teacher assignment in August, Ella Albrecht was on the phone with a breathless...

Updated: November 12, 2012, - 06:48 PM

Rosenblum: Iraq veteran's 'Lucky Star' shines bright after concert

Melissa Passeretti wants her life back. But the twice-deployed Iraq combat veteran, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, never imagined that Madonna would help her get it.

Updated: November 10, 2012, - 05:09 PM

Rosenblum: Incessant campaigning will be over soon ... right?

Anybody ready to vote?

Updated: November 05, 2012, - 09:53 PM

Rosenblum: Why do I feel bad saying no to giving a buck here and there?

The bottom line is that we all should feel good giving in the way we feel most comfortable. But, please everybody, give, and not just this month.

Updated: October 31, 2012, - 07:59 PM

Rosenblum: For some with breast cancer, Pink-tober's end is a relief

Beth Herold will never see cancer "as a gift," but she doesn't fault those who do. She's not much for pink, either, even though she has breast cancer.

Updated: October 27, 2012, - 09:54 PM

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