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: 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

Duets: Jordan and Aaron, reading with a special touch

Jordan Richardson is a reading mentor and blind. He meets weekly with 3-year-old Aaron to teach him to read Braille, giving Aaron "a leg up on literacy."

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

Duets: Maiia and Linda, a cross-cultural lesson in friendship

After 20 years of working together, the cultural barriers between American former teacher Linda Wicklund and Ukrainian teacher Maiia Zuieva are few and their bond never stronger.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 09:55 AM

Duets: Natasa and Jim

Every week, it's a new adventure for eight-year-old Natasa Nguyen and her mentor and friend, Jim Latimer.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 09:53 AM

Rosenblum: Skyrocketing opiate abuse among Indians needs attention

Painkiller addiction is an ugly trend that public health officials finally are getting their arms around. But they need to...

Updated: June 22, 2013, - 10:11 PM

Rosenblum: Awarding a different kind of athletic scholarship

Camden Knuckles knows that football isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you hear he plays sports. It...

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 09:28 PM

Rosenblum: Banning the box was a start, not the end

Turns out, Ban the Box is just the beginning.A victor of the 2013 legislative session, the new bill requires employers...

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 07:50 PM

Rosenblum: Potty talk livens up Minneapolis' 12th Ward race

Sandy Colvin Roy isn’t afraid to tackle big issues, from light rail to water quality to airport noise mitigation.Fortunately, the...

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 08:35 PM

Rosenblum: Divorced dads get big gift from fired-up moms

It’s not all wrapped up yet, but a big gift is arriving for divorced dads who want equal time with...

Updated: June 08, 2013, - 06:38 PM

Rosenblum: Antibullying effort creative, but might backfire

A well-intentioned antibullying strategy has been lighting up social networks this week. I applaud those behind it for their understandable...

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 08:20 PM

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