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: Calls to reform unfair prison phone system

Can regular phone calls make society safer? In fact, they can.For years, families with loved ones in prison have known...

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 12:50 PM

Rosenblum: Approval ratings are a fleeting viewpoint of political leaders

Gov. Mark Dayton received the happy news in mid-February that 58 percent of Minnesotans approve of the job he’s doing....

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 10:02 PM

Rosenblum: Film, forum will address struggles facing LGBT elderly

Michael Brady is grateful for small kindnesses offered at the nursing home where his longtime partner faces late-stage Alzheimer’s disease....

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 07:57 PM

Rosenblum: Rogers story reminds us that anonymity causes world of hurt

I’m guessing that Reid Sagehorn is one of few Minnesotans welcoming another punishing winter storm these past few days. It’s...

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 07:01 PM

Duets: Betty and Shirley celebrate 90 years together

On Feb. 15, Betty and Shirley, born four days apart in 1924, celebrated their respective 90th birthdays with homemade birthday cakes and a room filled with relatives and friends from as far away as Texas.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 02:54 PM

Rosenblum: 2-1-1 responds to growing need for legal help

For 10 years, Chee Vang’s soothing voice has guided callers of United Way’s 2-1-1 help line to a head-spinning list...

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 09:26 AM

Rosenblum: For young graphic designer, the immigration debate gets personal

The political debate around immigration reform has returned to Congress — heated and divisive, heavy on finger-pointing and light on...

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 10:35 PM

Rosenblum: Sobriety boring? Not at all, Blaine woman declares

Amber Leone Murphy knows it’s largely luck separating her happy story from the tragic tales of Christina Lee Hauser and...

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 11:19 PM

Bob & Ann: A lesson in life

Ann Hinrichs, 47, reconnects with the teacher who made everything come alive for her in sixth grade, Bob Dalton, 87.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 12:03 PM

Duets: Chris and Aaron

Chris Henningsen was hoping that Aaron Kaercher would join his extended family for Christmas brunch this year , and Aaron knows why. “Chris,” Aaron says with a laugh, “wanted one more holiday with his liver.”

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 12:01 PM

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