Ron lives in Eugene and is a retired science teacher. He and his wife Lynne raise Alpacas
on their small ranch. They have a 3-year-old grandson who is an absolute joy. Ron’s other
interests include birdwatching, fishing, bicycling and observing nature.
(Winter 2014)

Ron Veneski was born in Pennsylvania. After high school he joined the Navy and served on
aircraft carriers as an electrician’s mate. He was fortunate to visit France, Spain, Greece
and Italy during his tour of duty. After the Navy, Ron earned a BA in Biology from San Jose
State University. Upon graduating, he spent several years working for the California State
Health Department. Deciding to become a teacher, Ron got his Master’s Degree in Biology
and a teaching certificate from California State University-Sacramento. He taught high
school science in California for 10 years. Then, in 1980, he, his wife and son moved to
Oregon where he taught high school science at McKenzie High School (Blue River) for 20
years. Ron and his wife have raised Alpacas for 19 years on their alpaca ranch in Eugene.
Their son, daughter-in-law, and grandson live in Portland.
(Groundwaters 2015: An

Ron lives in Beaverton, OR and is a retired science teacher. He and his wife, Lynne, raised
Alpacas on their small ranch in Eugene until they moved to Beaverton in June of 2016. They
still raise Alpacas, but currently board them at an Alpaca ranch in Sherwood, OR. They
have a 6 1/2 year-old grandson who is an absolute joy. Ron’s other interests include bird
watching, fishing, bicycling and observing nature. (
Groundwaters 2016: An Anthology)

Website address:  none available

Index of Groundwaters contributions:
Volume 10 Issue 2 - "I Was Just a Kid" (personal experience/non-fiction)
Volume 10 Issue 3 - "Tiny Titans" (non-fiction)
Volume 10 Issue 4 - "Billy and Grandma" (fiction); and "Zucchini, the Vegetable that People
Love to Hate" (non-fiction)

Groundwaters 2015: An Anthology - "A Tale of Two Fish" (fiction) - page 43
Groundwaters 2016: An Anthology - "Looking Back" (poetry/reflection) - page 66; "The
Fox and the Mouse" (fiction/animal friends) - page 83
Ron Veneski
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