Rosalinda Rosales

Rosalinda Rosales

Alcuin Fellow

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Rosalinda Rosales is an Alcuin Fellow at Intellectual Takeout and finds time to write in between her duties with the Development Department. She is studying at the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In her spare time she likes discovering local coffee shops, listening to indie folk, and spending time with friends and family.

Recent blog posts by this author

Five Ways Couples Manage to Kill Love - and How to Avoid Them

Dr. John Buri, author of “How to Love Your Wife,” has an announcement: Love does not commit suicide. Yet we all know that love can die. So how does it get from a thriving, pulsating feeling and action to something as dead as a doornail? Plain and...

Actress: Entitlement is Not the Secret to Success

Once upon a time on a dull afternoon, I consulted my bucket list. The item written, “Be in a play at Guthrie Theatre; any size role will do,” stood out as an interesting option.   I knew such an idea was rather ambitious, as the Guthrie...

Why We Fear (and Crave) Commitment

Recently, I attended my friend’s bachelorette party. It was tasteful compared to typical bachelorette festivities, but one thing kept us talking.   That night, my friend received a plethora of congratulations, too many to count. This...

5 Ways My Life Fell Apart When My Smartphone Broke

You never realize how much you take something for granted until you lose it. I had a rude awakening to this truth when my smartphone decided to go on the blink a few days ago. 1. I was an hour late to work Unaware of the looming fate of my phone...

10 (Unwritten) Rules for Imitating an Accent

I heard a radio advertisement from the local zoo for an Australian Outback exhibit. The narrator spoke in a thick, caricature Aussie accent. It made me wonder: When is it acceptable to imitate an accent, and when is it taboo?   After...

Self Control: The Overlooked Key to Wealth and Health

Experts often tell us that actions are a product of our genetics and environment. Happiness, health, and success correlate with biological or external realities. We can’t escape them, but we must cope with them. Turns out, that’s only part of...

No Trouble For Trudeau?

A report of sexual misconduct involving Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, resurfaced after 18 years. It seems to have resulted in a gridlock of political correctness.    You may not have heard about this. It has not been on...

(Strange) Advice from Grandma that Actually Works

Grandmothers can throw out some strange advice. And while it comes with varying degrees of apparent relevance, it often does contain quite a bit of wisdom. Here is some odd advice from my own grandma that has (surprisingly) proven true. ...

10 (Huge) Societal Changes Since the First ‘Incredibles’ Movie in 2004

A friend of mine saw Incredibles 2 last weekend and remarked how strikingly different it was from the original. It got me thinking about how much has changed since The Incredibles first came out in 2004.   Here’s a look at just how...

What’s Really Behind the Soaring Cost of Weddings

Talking with a friend the other day, she expressed frustration that she and her boyfriend weren’t engaged yet. Both have degrees, jobs and want to get married. When I suggested she and her beau take the leap, she shook her head. “Oh no,” she replied...

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