The Interview – “Life Is” with Peter Handley

Posted On: May 31, 2018

“Life Is” with Peter Handley interview   My conversation with Peter Handley was broadcast on Cogeco TV here in the North Bay area on Wednesday, May 16, as well as Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20. As I mentioned in the previous post, we have no television at home, but our friends, Rick and Christine, did record the program…

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Television! – “Life Is with Peter Handley”

Posted On: May 10, 2018

Invitation I was pleasantly surprised when Peter Handley called last week and invited me to be a guest on “Life Is with Peter Handley,” a local cable television program in North Bay. Peter had recently read Seasoned and wanted to talk with me about various aspects of my life that attracted his interest: my childhood in a German Lutheran family,…

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Lutheran West news release features Tom Zink’s memoir

Posted On: June 20, 2017

A June 9, 2017, news release on the website of Lutheran High School West highlights the release of Tom Zink’s memoir, Seasoned: A Memoir of Grief and Grace. Lutheran West is the high school in Rocky River, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb, where Tom, his brother Steve, and their three sisters all attended school.

“Author Talk with Tom Zink” featured in May 9 North Bay Nugget

Posted On: May 9, 2017

North Bay, Ontario’s daily newspaper The Nugget, carried a story today about Tom Zink’s Author Talk about Seasoned: A Memoir of Grief and Grace at the North Bay Public Library on Tuesday, May 16, from 7 -8:30 p.m. Read the full text of the article below, or view the on-line story here: Author shares journey of grief, recovery North Bay…

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For Family’s Sake: Exploring The Joys and Sorrows of Having Kin

Posted On: March 30, 2017

Tom Zink’s November 2016 interview with Jan Lakes on CBC Sudbury was featured 3 months later on a national CBC Radio program, “For Family’s Sake,” on the third Monday in February 2017, a Family Day holiday in Canada. After asking reporters from across the country to send stories about family relationships that had a strong impact, the producers were very…

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Letters of Note: CBC Radio One Interview, November 2016

Posted On: March 30, 2017

Tom Zink was interviewed on CBC Radio One in Sudbury, Ontario, in November 2016 as part of CBC’s “Letters of Note” series. Hosted by Jan Lakes, the series features stories from listeners who had held onto letters they simply couldn’t part with because of the interesting or impactful stories they told. Tom read from letters his father had written about…

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