Sojourn Stories

Sojourn Spotlight: Robyn Tamme


Robyn appears to be a classic Minnesotan. She loves to fish, revels in fresh snow, and fully embraces a genuine “Minnesota Nice” mentality. However, Robyn moved to Minnesota from Florida just three short years ago! In April 2015, Robyn was looking for something different. She’d lived in Florida her whole life, waiting tables for 10 […]



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Our St. Thomas Academy Boys


As is now tradition at Sojourn, we welcomed students, three boys, from St. Thomas Academy to serve at the Day Center. From May 21st to June 1st, the cadets interacted with Sojourners in their everyday activities. The array of games was endless: pool, cards, charades, and bingo all made the list of favorites. There was […]



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Sojourn Spotlight : Lonnie S.


Lonnie S. Meet our new Sojourn driver! If you see a kind, new face with earnest brown eyes picking up your loved one, it’s Lonnie! He joined the Sojourn team in April and is loving the work. Lonnie was born in Arizona and moved with his family to Rosemount, Minnesota, when he was 4 years […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Bob D.


Bob Dykoski is a man of adventure and a lifelong athlete. Hazel eyes crinkled in a smile, he informed me he swam 2000 yards that morning and was glad to rest and chat! He has traversed oceans with the USS Kitty Hawk, hitchhiked and biked across America and Europe, and scuba-dived around the world. A […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Geri


March is Irish-American Heritage Month, and Geri is Sojourn’s Irish Princess! The oldest of seven, Geri’s sparkling eyes, energetic spirit, and fiery hair all proclaim her heritage. For Geri, her mother is the heart and soul of her Irish heritage. “I have these deep, wonderful feelings when I think of my mother,” she tells us, […]



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