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Normswords · 8M ago

Taking Stock

By Norm RichardsI don't know if it's tax time or the anticipation of season changing, I'm feeling pressure. Last week, I scrambled to figure out if I need to buy registered retirement covera...
Normswords · 9M ago

The Reality of Donald Trump

By Norm RichardsWelcome to reality TV everyone! Donald Trump is President elect of the United States of America as of November 8, 2016. In case you haven't noticed, reality's viewership has ...
Normswords · 9M ago

Northern Manitoba Rail Transportation Under threat

By Norm RichardsI heard a report today on CBC radio of a major layoff at the Port of Churchill. OmniTRAX, a USA company owns the shipping port and long established rail route for shipping Ca...
Normswords · 9M ago

Fort McMurray, Alberta Forest Fire Emergency!

By Norm RichardsI'm currently following the reports on the expanding Forrest fire that brought devastation to home owners and residents of the northern city of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The ci...
Normswords · 9M ago

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Gets a Boost!

By Norm RichardsSome think CBC should get the boot rather than a boost in the current Liberal government's first budget in 2016. Here's what I think - The CBC has been cut down to helpless l...
Normswords · 9M ago

Norm's Word on the American Primary Race

By Norm RichardsI'm Canadian but I don't mind observing the US primary race. Hillary Clinton has had two runs at power already. She didn't move mountains. Is there more? Really? Electing a p...
Normswords · 9M ago

Ready, Steady, Go.

Ready Steady Go!By Norm RichardsCan you ever be ready for retirement? thought about it a lot. I'm back to running on my own clock, day job gone. Now I'm trying to keep pace with it. I though...
Normswords · 9M ago

Nation Building or Bust!

Story by Norm RichardsI've wondered and felt concern like many others in Canada since the newly elected government has committed to accept twenty five thousand Syrian war refugees into Canad...
Normswords · 9M ago

Adventures of Jim Richards

by Norm RichardsFADE INBorn in 1904 at Winnipegosis, Manitoba, Canada, Jim Richards at twenty six years of age is fluent in four languages. He's self sufficient on how to live in the woods a...
Normswords · 9M ago

Fifty Shades of Grey - the movie.

Review of the Fifty Shades of Grey movieBy Norm RichardsI saw the picture this evening. I admit I have not read the novel and now I wish I had but I don't usually read books like that. Someo...