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: She's bringing back the art of customer service

Remember customer service? Jeannette Grace does. And she’s making it her life’s work to bring it back — to Mom-and-Pops, big box stores and everything in between, including your cubicle.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 12:32 PM

Rosenblum: For Team RWB, every day is Veterans Day

Flags were planted in the snowy earth. Patriotic anthems were sung, bells rung, tears shed. And, because this is America,...

Updated: November 15, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Rosenblum: What price beauty? Millennials will tell you

Recent stories about the challenges women and girls face in the face of beauty might lead us to believe that we’re not making any progress. Don’t believe it.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 02:52 PM

Reading saved this ex-con's life

Literacy saved A.J. Briscoe’s life. Now a free man for the first time since he was 14, he’s using books...

Updated: November 03, 2014, - 11:28 AM

Minneapolis woman has exercised her right to vote — for 77 years

FDR was on the ballot of her first presidential election, and she’s voting still. In fact, this Minneapolis woman has voted in every local and national election since she turned 21 — in 1937.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 07:12 AM

Rosenblum: Everybody wants a little privacy

The lovely young woman to my right barely sat down before popping up again to take a selfie.She was giddy...

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 03:33 PM

Parents' weekend 101: Iowa City, Lawrence, Kan., Madison, Wis.

Children may have chosen the school, but parents will be hitting these college towns, too. Who says students should have all the fun?

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 11:35 AM

Weighing in on Grandma's Roundtable

For nearly two decades, Gretta Freeman has held a freewheeling roundtable discussion with her seven grandchildren. Now grown and spread...

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Grandma's Roundtable eases life challenges for seven lucky grandkids

Gretta Freeman, 85, of Golden Valley is chief executive officer of the most endearingly run support group in the Midwest, and likely beyond.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 05:04 PM

Duets: Elsie and Elsie span generations

One day, Amy and little Elsie caught the eye of a resident at the assisted-living facility, whose eyes lit up upon seeing the cherubic baby. “What is the baby’s name?” the resident asked. “Well, my name is Elsie, too!”

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 02:48 PM

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