This & That


IN THE TIME ZONE ALL NEW SEASON TWO

Episode 4 of IN THE TIME ZONE made by Victor Enns and Murray Toews is brought to you by the Letter D. I will add more text tomorrow, but want to send this out tonight.          

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A NEW TO ME SOUP I MADE YESTERDAY

ROASTED RED PEPPER TOMATO SOUP This is a soup I have been wanting to make for years, ever since Hermano’s in Winnipeg was out of reach. Sometimes Safeway/Sobey’s had one, but but yes, time to make my own. STEPS TO TOMATO SOUP ECSTACY  Halve 3 perfect bright to darkening red red bell peppers, take out

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ROUTINES by Tom Wayman

ROUTINES by Tom Wayman, read by Victor Enns, with permission  

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STARTING AGAIN by Tom Wayman

By Tom Wayman, with permission read by Victor Enns Photo Credit: Jeremy Addington  Canadian Poetry Online  

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Body & Soul

I’m listening to Chris Potter’s version of “Body & Soul,” first given life on October 11th 1939, by Coleman Hawkins whose improvised solo comprised most of the 3:00 minute take, soon to be a hit. That’s right! The first jazz hit, still released on a 78rpm disk. Unheard of! Two music books arrived yesterday including

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New Year’s Eve 2020

“Wait Now” written and read by Victor Enns New Years Eve 2020

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FOR THE YEAR THAT WAS

Published today in Jerry Jazz Musician (Online, Portland Oregon)  in response to a quick call for a piece of music and some words about how it helped get us through 2020. THERE IS TOO MUCH DEATH A new poem by Victor Enns Time does not care whether it’s Covid-19 Or covert militias that kill, funerals

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Last Night I Dreamed I Was Two-Faced

Last night I dreamed I was a reluctant lieutenant  in the Russian Army in Moscow in WW2. I was a two sided personality, a toady that always seemed to comply with every order to give me latitude to steal the art works that were being “saved” from cities under siege. Nobody really knew what I

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WAR ALL THE TIME

losing time I look for a pattern in the dead. There may be an answer in the spent ammunition. Time, yes, it’s gone ejected like a casing emptied of lead. From Afghanistan Confessions Marked manuscript available under Archives – A. Armies and empires come and go, War constant.

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HARD LESSONS MY FATHER LEARNED AS A CHILD

Being Teased and Getting the Strap From The Memoirs of Frank F Enns I remember standing at the street fence (made of stone) one evening. With some of the others I was watching the herd of livestock coming home from the communal pasture. It was the time of year when the young blades of the

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