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: Legislature gets in the swim of things on children's issues

The 2012 Legislative session will be remembered by most Minnesotans as the Year of the Stadium. My heart was attached to two other issues.

Updated: May 26, 2012, - 10:44 PM

Rosenblum: Departing U law professor is judged highly by former students

Toddrick Barnette was leaning toward a master's degree in law enforcement when a professor made a prediction that sounded nothing short of crazy.

Updated: May 23, 2012, - 08:31 PM

Rosenblum: Donor and recipient celebrate their lucky meeting

Organ donation leaped boldly into the 21st century two weeks ago, with Facebook allowing users to declare their organ-donor status to the immediate world. How's it working?

Updated: May 16, 2012, - 07:07 PM

Rosenblum: In the waning days of her life, a mom fights to restore son's

Sandy Kluessendorf will drive 300 miles round-trip from Menomonie, Wis., to Moose Lake Correctional Facility on Sunday, a drive she's made twice a month for more than five years.

Updated: May 12, 2012, - 05:52 PM

Rosenblum: Poignant essay about late-night fare has come home for author

Kent Nerburn is an author and sculptor, a husband, grandfather and long-time advocate for Native Americans.

Updated: May 10, 2012, - 08:40 AM

Rosenblum: Picking English teacher was a class act

I felt ridiculously happy Monday morning, considering that I've never met Jackie Roehl, a 10th-grade English teacher at Edina High School.

Updated: May 07, 2012, - 07:35 PM

Rosenblum: International nanny group remembers loss of one of its own

Mallette Parry leaves Thursday for the annual International Nanny Association (INA) conference, this year in fun-centric Las Vegas.

Updated: May 02, 2012, - 07:55 PM

Rosenblum: An unlikely spokesman spurs honest talk about race

A Metropolitan Council report predicting that four of 10 Minnesotans will be non-white by the year 2040 just made Steve Pederson's job easier.

Updated: April 29, 2012, - 10:58 AM

Rosenblum: Custody bill gets its wings clipped, but it might still fly

Wednesday was an odd day to be walking the halls of the State Capitol, or maybe it was the perfect day. Turns out it was Parental Alienation Day, an international day of awareness about the marginalization many parents -- mostly dads -- experience after divorce.

Updated: April 25, 2012, - 07:28 PM

Rosenblum: Their ranks thin, Gold Star Wives reach out to new era of war widows

The room was awash in cheery shades of yellow as members of the Gold Star Wives gathered last Saturday for their annual three-day regional conference.

Updated: April 23, 2012, - 08:21 PM

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