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: 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

Rosenblum: Discarded daughter has emerged as 'ray of sunshine'

Sarita Skagnes has no birth certificate for a chillingly pragmatic reason: She was to be killed as a baby for the crime of being born a girl.

Updated: October 24, 2012, - 09:47 PM

Rosenblum: And now a word about women, from women

In a week that gave us binders full of women, "Romnesia" and throngs of Americans scrambling to Wikipedia to type in "Lilly Ledbetter," one group found the suddenly intense focus on women a bit peculiar. That group would be ...

Updated: October 22, 2012, - 09:51 PM

Rosenblum: Rediscovered letters link prisoner, kids 40 years later

This is the story of a felon-turned-award-winning journalist, a passionate publisher, a strong-willed negotiator and a little bit of "Storage Wars," too.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 09:52 PM

Rosenblum: Sex offender panel is clear on gravity of its assignment

Before reconvening after a brief coffee break Thursday, retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Eric Magnuson joked about the robust debate he'd just had over the quality of the cookies being passed around.

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 07:02 PM

Oct. 10: Mark Kelly makes a plea for civil discourse

Mark Kelly is widely known as the loving husband of Gabrielle Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman shot in an assassination attempt in 2011.

Updated: October 10, 2012, - 11:20 PM

Rosenblum: Comrades bring legacy of slain FBI agent home to Hudson High

A quiet anniversary passed last week, marked at a subdued gathering in a small high school conference room.

Updated: October 08, 2012, - 08:17 PM

Rosenblum: Let's hope Park Board doesn't sink Phillips pool

A surprisingly sweet outcome of the contentious 2012 legislative session was the story of the little swimming pool that could.

Updated: October 02, 2012, - 07:49 PM

Rosenblum: College group helps people of color to be class standouts

Edmond Dinyuy takes two buses daily from his home in Maplewood to Century College in White Bear Lake. It's not just the academic rigors that get him up and out the door on time.

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 04:50 PM

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