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: 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

Duets: Years apart, they won't let this friendship get away

Sam Ringstad has been hooked on darkhouse spearfishing for about a dozen years, thanks to family friend Bill Vogel. More than 65 years separate Sam, 25, and Bill, 91, but they’re just friends pursuing a shared passion.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 12:00 PM

Rosenblum: It's about time for a woman to be Minnesota's governor

Progressive Minnesota has never, in fact, had a female governor and things aren’t rosier across the country in 2014.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 08:34 PM

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