Our Family - Marie's Birthday Bash
This document was last updated on 04 September 2002. (Ver. 1.9.3)
Text message portion of the Festivities.
Many letters, cards, and congratulations have poured in. We thank all of you who contributed
to the Memory Book. A representative sample will appear here.
Here's the Alliance Times-Herald Open House invitation, including
a recent photo of Marie, taken by Jann Howard.
The Chappell Register Open House invitation looked like this.
Still photos portion of the Festivities.
Using an Apple ][gs - A graphic showing how S-VHS analog videotape signals in NTSC were converted to Allison
and Apple .shr digital files using Allison 1.0.5 software and AST-VisionPlusEnhanced digitizer hardware,
converted from Allison (color) and .shr (greyscale) file formats to .png and .gif formats, respectively, using
SuperConvert 4 software, and saved on a Mac 100 meg Zip disk. Here you get nine tiled screen shots for the same price.
(File size = 740 k; 1024 x 768 pixels or File size = 142 K; 800 x 600 pixels)
Using Win98 - A graphic showing how the .gif and .png files were copied from a Mac 100 meg Zip disk to Win98
media using TransMac V.nn; and showing two images converted to .jpg using Adobe PhotoShop LE.
Here you get four overlapping windows for the same price.
(File size = 290k; 1024 x 768 pixels or File size = 117 k; 800 x 600 pixels).
Using a G3 PowerMac -
Marie and Sharon Griffith pose for photos.
Cake, coffee and punch are being served.
Marie welcomes the Jesse's to the Open House.
The 'Happy Birthday Marie' cake looks lovely!
Dorthe, Merv, and Alexis came to the Open House.
Harvey and Bob Howard, Sr. helped out as well.
Click inside the graphic to activate the QuickTime file.
Jeff and Hannah Wheatley entertain friends and relatives with
several vocal selections while Marie accompanies them on the piano.
Audio portion of the Festivities
Audio clips of the festivities will appear here. Unfortunately, we were unable to save the telephone calls from Sweden (Guste's), Australia (Mitchell's), Grand Island (Mohr's), and Alaska (John Clark Craig), but if you send an audio file, we'll publish it here.
Video portion of the Festivities
Click here to enjoy Jeff and Hannah singing 'Here's my Life' (Verse 1) while Marie accompanies them on the piano. This QuickTime video file is 2.6 Mbytes in size; run time = 1:14, well worth the download time; in stereo. Enjoy!
Click MENpiano01.mov here to enjoy Marie's 'Dinner music'. This Quicktime video file is 10.4 Mbytes in size, so plan your download accordingly; run time = 2:59.3. However, it's well worth the download time; it's even in stereo. Enjoy!
How these video clips were made On a G3 iMac, Apple's iMovie software created the web-size (240 x 180 pixels, 12 fps; audio by QDesign Music 2, stereo, 22050 Hz. from S-VHS videotape.)
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