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: Anonymous donors spread joy, inspiration

The tale of anonymous donors stuffing thousands of dollars into Salvation Army red kettles is warm and welcome comfort during a cold December week.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 02:48 PM

Looking to raise holiday spirits? Try these gifts that give back

Reluctant to buy presents that leave you feeling empty? These three ideas may just fill you up.

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 06:31 PM

Duets: Ed Crozier and Dick Duerre

Ed Crozier glanced up from his coffee mug on a winter morning and noticed a man cross-country skiing on a...

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 06:36 AM

Unlikely discovery of backpack fosters friendship

It’s impossible to know how many people drove past the child’s backpack, lying abandoned on the median of a busy street near downtown Minneapolis. We do know that one person pulled over, ran into traffic to rescue it, and looked inside.

Updated: November 27, 2014, - 06:33 AM

Rosenblum: Blake School 'global citizens' keep Ebola on our radar

The reality of capricious news cycles makes it easy to forget the Ebola epidemic. But not seeing stories on hourly news feeds doesn’t mean the public health crisis is over.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 07:07 PM

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

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