Ed Vernon

Profile Updated: December 25, 2019
Class of 1964
Residing In: Central Point, OR USA
Spouse/Partner: Janet
Children, Grandchildren: Elizabeth, born 1976, elementary school principal.
Military Service: Army  
Occupation: CPA - Very semi-retired.
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Ed Vernon

Occupation/Career(s) Details:

CPA - Semi-retired. Sold accounting practice in Roseville, California on January 1, 2014, and now working very part time for another C.P.A. (remotely) during tax season doing her estate and trust returns.

Different places I have lived:

Germany (Army), Virginia (Army), California and retired in Oregon.

Family history living in South Pasadena:

I was born and raised in Pasadena, and my parents moved to South Pasadena just before I started high school.

School Memories:

Cutting class to go to the beach. Getting booze in Highland Park at the little market. When Pat Willis introduced herself to me in English class - I was new to South Pasadena and did not know anyone until her. Playing pool and hanging out at Duane Steele's house.

Milestones & Epiphanies:

I raised my daughter by myself from just before her fourth birthday.

Meeting my current wife. She is too special for words.

Moved to Twin Creeks Development in Central Point Oregon July 15, 2016 - and absolutely love it here!!!.

Janet diagnosed with cancer July 10, 2017. Doctor said the magic word, "remission," on June 30, 2018. I cannot even describe the joy.

Janet now recovering from back surgery numbers 4 and 5: fusing F5 and S1.

What's happening in my life now:

Competitive shooting (United States Practical Shooting Association, International Defensive Pistol Association, and Steel Challenge). More for fun now than for competition - the older I get the better I used to be!!!

Hiking, reading, and travel.

Organizations and groups I (did or do) participate in (in high school and/or now):

Current memberships:
United States Practical Shooting Association.
International Defensive Pistol Association.
Folsom Shooting Club (Past President).
Sacramento Defensive Pistol Shooters (Founder).
Southern Oregon Practical Shooters Association.

Pastimes & Hobbies:

Competitive shooting.
Afternoon beer in rocker on front porch chatting with wife or talking with friends on the phone.

Favorite Music, Songs, Bands

Songs of the 60's. Smooth jazz.

Favorite Books, Magazines, Movies, TV etc:

Favorite books: Anything by W.E.B. Griffith (Tried to read a book that was a real book using real paper. Drove me nuts, switched back to Kindle).

Movies: Too many to list.

TV: Antiques Road Show.

Additional Comments:

Life is good. Retirement is good.

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