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: FDA's tough talk on pain meds is happy news to Minnesotans

The FDA’s decision to more tightly control prescription pain medications surely will save lives. While Thursday’s news came too late...

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 08:13 PM

Duets: Piyali and Bev cook up a friendship

Pumpkin pie is one of many culinary comforts drawing together 67-year-old Bev and 33-year-old Piyali week after week. Their repertoire has grown as their friendship has deepened, a sweet surprise to both.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 02:22 PM

Rosenblum: ‘We Are All Criminals’ is a hard look at those not caught

Jeana Raines got her life back on Tuesday, as the Minnesota Board of Pardons wisely forgave and erased long-ago transgressions....

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 08:36 PM

Rosenblum: Mayors handbook a breath of fresh air in nutty race

Two questions for the 35 candidates in the Minneapolis mayoral race: Have you read the Minnesota Mayors Handbook? Have you...

Updated: October 21, 2013, - 09:11 PM

Sheet metal industry eager to recruit women

The hours are reasonable. The work is interesting and, at times, artful. The starting wage is about $21 an hour...

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 09:02 PM

Rosenblum: Law would keep our kids safe while studying abroad

State Sen. Terri Bonoff’s three-week fall trek across Minnesota to talk with students about crushing college debt shows concern for...

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 06:07 PM

Rosenblum: Have an extra bike? Give it away Saturday

This will be the biggest push yet, with bike roundups in cities including Buffalo, Hastings, Owatonna and River Falls, Wis.

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 10:35 AM

Rosenblum: Want to resolve conflicts? Start listening to the other side

Grande Lum was unsure a few days ago whether he’d still be visiting the Twin Cities this week. The reason...

Updated: October 07, 2013, - 09:23 PM

Rosenblum: Film celebrates Minnesota's French connection

News that our fair state’s Nordic identity is shrinking shouldn’t cause unnecessary panic or a rush on smoked salmon.As my...

Updated: September 28, 2013, - 07:08 PM

Rosenblum: For disabled, one size just doesn’t fit all

A well-intentioned plan to provide greater independence to people with disabilities is facing fallout from a surprising bunch:A small, but...

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 09:27 PM

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