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

Marilyn & Blossom: Daily walks a welcome treat

When Janet Graber had to go to England for a month, she wasn't sure what to do with her beagle, Blossom. Enter neighbor Marilyn Jenkins, who has become Blossom's second mom.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 09:10 AM

Annabelle & Joyce: A birthday surprise

Duo team up to make greeting cards for fellow residents

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 09:09 AM

Hannah & Liz: A teaching legacy lives on

A former student has joined the teacher who inspired her in the classroom.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 09:09 AM

Fredda & Genet: Beyond a family reunion

Fredda Scobey, executive director of the Riverside Plaza Tenants' Association, helped Genet Habtemicael reunite with family in Eritrea -- and found a friend.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 09:08 AM

Linda & Jane: Passion for cancer care

Laughter is not what one expects to hear at a gathering of a dozen women seated around a conference table at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood. They've been brought together by a shared diagnosis of Stage IV cancer.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 09:07 AM

Rosenblum: Ending violence against women starts now - with all of us

Anyone with a stake in ending violence against women -- and I hope you see yourself here -- has an abundance of opportunities to get the conversation started about how, exactly, we do that together.

Updated: September 24, 2012, - 08:19 PM

Rosenblum: Maybe teens didn't alter face of debate - but maybe they did

Elena Tsemberis, Emma Axelrod and Sammi Siegel are longtime friends and 16-year-old juniors in their New Jersey high school's Civics and Government Institute, where they study history, citizenship and social change.

Updated: September 20, 2012, - 02:54 PM

Rosenblum: Exchange students comment on our quirks

More than 160 students from 60 countries are settling into Minnesota life as participants in the Youth For Understanding (YFU) high school exchange program.

Updated: September 15, 2012, - 07:20 PM

Rosenblum: Haircut was a lifesaver for this lucky customer

You could say that hairstylist Felicia Reed gave J.T. Taylor the kindest cut. After a trim, she spotted black specs on his scalp. A week later, a biopsy revealed it was skin cancer.

Updated: September 12, 2012, - 09:45 PM

Rosenblum: Minnesota agencies rely on anti-violence act that's in limbo

Congress reconvened Monday with a host of issues likely to be loudly debated, from jobs to the environment to health care. Let's hope they raise their voices about violence, too.

Updated: September 10, 2012, - 08:13 PM

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