Clark was born September 21, 1955 in Everett, Middlesex, Massachusetts
A subrub of Boston

Now, on to Family and Friends...

Clark's Parents
Dorothy and Harry
sometime in 1948

1955 - 1967
Clark grew up in the Boston Area.
The Argeris Family left Boston for California in a 1966 '98 Oldsmobile station wagon.
After a couple of weeks they arrived in California on August 17, 1967

Eighth Grade Pinole Junior High School
abt 1968
Pinole, California

abt 1970
Tom loves this picture

1971 - 1972
Clark lived with his Aunt Dolly and Uncle George in Pembroke, Massachusetts,

1973 - 1974
Clark was a boxboy at Ralph's in Richmond, California and rented a small house behind a big house.

1975 - 1983
Clark and Ken lived in Minnesota.

1978 - 1980
Clark and Ken lived in San Juan Capistrano, California for a year or so, then back to Minnesota.

Southern California Coast about 1974

Two young pups - Clark and Cisco
1976 or 1977 - Saint Paul, Minnesota

In 1983 Clark moved to California, then back to Minnesota then back to California.
Leaving Minnesota December 3, 1983

Check that toupe
June 1983

Summer 1983

Look at them short-shorts...
Summer 1983

And what about these short-shorts....

Clark and his Mom, Dotty
Richmond, California
Summer 1983

Clark and Tom
3643 Cattle Drive
Sacramento, California
(we lived in this house from 1985-1998)

From 1985 to 1987 we owned Unit #520 at the Waikiki Grand
Way before Hula's Days...

Waikiki Grand #520

Tom's 1973 Mustang

Tom and Nada
My in-laws aka second parents
late 1985

Clark on Oahu - April 1986

Clark - walking his favorite beach - Hanalei Bay

Terry Olsen, Clark, Tom and Bob Gilmore
Napa - Summer 1987

Cisco and Clark

Tom, Clark and Cisco
Cattle Drive - October 1989

Cisco and Frick about 1989

David and Mr. Frick

Ryan and Clark leaving Sharkey's at the Kauai Lagoons - 1990
"Boy those Mai Tai's were 'ono'!"

Sunrise - Kapaa Shores #218

Kauai Vacation Rentals
(we owned from 1989-1997)

Between 1981 and 1992, Clark worked at the following lighting stores:

1981 -- Creative Lighting, St Paul Minnestota
198? -- Heritage Lighting, Sacramento, CA
1988 -- Lamps Plus Lighting Co, Fair Oaks, CA
1990-1992 -- Showplace Lighting, Rocklin, CA

From 1990 until mid 1992, Clark was the General Manager for Showplace Lighting.

Al from Minnisota - about 1991 at Nepenthe Resturant on the California Coast

Nada and Cisco
Back steps at 236 Tivoli Way
June 1990

Family gathering in Washington State - 1991
Diane, Clark, Sheri, Tim, Diego, David and ???
??? and Denise

Tom and Clark on the boat to Sharkeys on Kauai

On September 11, 1992, Clark started working for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
For 22 years, his outstanding work contributed in uncountable ways to so many grateful people...

FEMite Employees...
Clark and ???? - do you remember her name?
She later went to work for the State of California
picture says June 4, 1992, but...

The Three Stooges
Mavis, Clark and Virginia (VG)
March 5, 1994

Luau on Kauai -1996

Clark and Spanky
Sacramento - 1996

Pepper and Diddy

Pepper and Buddy
Roseville, California

FEMites - Kay, Veronica, Clark and Clark's cousin, Karin
Raleigh, North Carolina - 1999

Clark's dad, Harry and Clark
Honolulu, 2000

Balcony of the Waikiki Beach Marriott - 2002

Clark, Tom and Jim
Jim's early birthday, August 10, 2004...

Clark, Susie, Sheri and Tom
But whose borthday day was it???
A little boidy told me it was Clark's...
Auburn - September 2003

Clark and Tom with Pepper and Buddy
November 27, 2003
Auburn, California

Diamond Head - March 26, 2004

Jim, Karen, Clark, Erik, Abe and Tom
Clark is holding Buddy and Erik has Pepper
Auburn, California - May 29, 2004

On the Kona side of the Big Island
Clark, John, Kevin and Tom
And, Mud Pie for Clark's birthday --September 21, 2004

Roxene, Louise, Clark, Tom, Ruth and Shirley
Under the Hau Tree for Ruth's birthday
April 2005

Tom, Bud, Hana Thompson (Bud's cousin) and Clark
Haleiwa Joe's in Kaneohe
April 2005

Halekulani On the Beach at Waikiki

Alice, Clark, Tom and ML

The best coconut shrimp anywhere!

Clark, Kanoe and Tom
Kanoe #1
Kanoe #2
(go to the bottom of this page,
stop the background music,
then click on Kanoe #1 or Kanoe #2,
to see her dance)

John, Mike, Tom and Clark
An afternoon at Honolulu Museum of Art
(formerly the Honolulu Academy of Arts)
at the lily pond

Here's that Lilly Pond in the 1930's

Elizabeth, Tom, Mrytle, Adriana and Clark
Lunch at Kincaidís restaurant in the Ward Warehouse.
In the background is Kewalo Basin.


The Duke and Clark

Up at Punchbowl - April 27, 2006
Georgi and her "Scott" together again

Clark and Tom
Chuck's Steak House - Waikiki
about 2006

Tom, Clark Shirley and Roxene
Gay Pride, Sacramento, 2007

Clark and Ben Dew
FEMA Conference in Oakland - 2007

Pepper, Clark and Buddy
abt 2007

And suddenly, we were married -legally!!!
Never even imagined this would ever happen to us, EVER!
Thank you Joe Biden
July 1, 2013
At the Courthouse
Indio, California

Tom, Julie and Clark
A small celebration with a good friend
Elephant Walk - July 2, 2013

A bigger suprise celebration at David and Sergio's
July 4, 2013

FEM-ites- August 2013

Moosette aka Susan, Conductor and Moosure

Moosette and Jill

Jill, Clark and Susan - you remember her; Moosette

In September 2013, we honeymooned in Hawaii...
And, Clark's 58th birthday party at Chuck's Steakhouse in Waikiki with
Lee, John, John, Bob,
Tom, Clark and Norm
always fabulous friends...

and lovers...

More long time friends aka Ohana...

Great friend, Anne English, who helped manage our condo with Clark at the Hukilau on Kauai
Excellent place with ono food and service...

Having their special Mai Tai's at the Olympic Cafe, waiting for our friends Roy and Loyd from Hanapepe.
Olympic Cafe also has lots of ono food and service...

OK, here's Loyd Clayton and Roy Buduan - friends for over 30 years...

Roy did this beautiful painting for us...

It was a great moment in time for all four of us....

New friends moving to Palm Springs from Kaneohe, Oahu
Clark, Doran, Kali and Tom
First meeting, November 11, 2013

David, Sergio, Clark, Tom, Don and Doug
Brunch at 340 North
December 2013

Doran, Kali, Tom and Clark
Spring 2015

Dennis and Richard

BooBoo comes into our lives
January 7, 2016

Melvins in Palm Springs
Our 33rd Anniversary
Memorial Day 2016

Lots of dinner parties were held. Pictures to come later...

Christmas Eve at the Porter Home

Tom and Clark with new friends at Chuck's Steakhouse in Waikiki, Cole and Kevin
February 12, 2017

Who'd believe that three couple from Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and San Francisco
would all show up in Wakiki during the same time period -- we didn't...
And we've known each other for awhile...
Chuck's Steakhouse in Waikiki- February 19, 2017

Potluck - May 18, 2017

John, Stan, Jeff, Clark and Tom
Lulu's in Palm Springs - June 24, 2017

BooBoo helping dad with the bills...
June 30,2017

Dinner with Ty and William - at Trio
Ty's birthday and our 34th Anniversary
July 1, 2017

Richard, Tom and Clark at Wang's in Cathedral City, California
July 3, 2017

Birthday lunch for John at Billy Reed's - July 21, 2017
Clark, Johnny, Tom and Don

Now for a blast from the past...

These two first met in 1978/1979 in or near San Juan Capistrano, California
They both worked at the Everyready Lighting Store - 1979/1980

Clark and Cathy met briefly for a short visit about 1994

Cathy Chamness and Clark
October 19, 2017
Almost 40 years later from that first meeting...

Cathy, her daughter Karen and Clark

Tom and Karen
This was a great and fabulous day for all four of us...

And the love continues...

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"Tonight, I Celebrate My Love"
Sung by Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack
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