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March 20, 2014

Hello Edi!
First, many congratulations on the beautiful translation of the book “A Cross-Linguistic Guide to SignWriting” by Steve and Dianne Parkhurst, into Slovenian Sign Language and Slovenian spoken language. You did a truly lovely job and the graphics look just as sharp as the original. I will be delighted to post this on our SignWriting Web Site, and to also post information about your event in Slovenia on March 25th.

Second, I accept and I am happy to be with you at the event, through Skype or by video or both. My computer tells me that today, my time, which is Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) (I am in California, USA) is 8 hours behind Slovenian time. California changed to PDT early this year. Usually there is 9 hours difference between our two countries. But that does not matter. I promise you I will be there on time! 7:00pm Slovenian time is probably 11:00am my time, and I can be on Skype waiting for your technicians to set up the Skype broadcast earlier than that….

So we need to coordinate the event,  Edi…. I assume you have a computer or other ways to broadcast a live Skype conversation? It will be wonderful for me to speak with all of your guests. I do not know Slovenian, so we will need interpreters…

Meanwhile a big THANK YOU from all of us here - If you have photos or other graphics you would like me to post about the event, I am happy to do that -

Blessings -

Val ;-)

Valerie Sutton
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On Mar 20, 2014, at 6:38 AM, Edi Strouhal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hello!
> 
> I would like to inform you that on Mother's Day, on 25th March 2014 at 7:00
> pm (local Slovenian time), Slovenian Pastoral Service for Deaf and  Hard of
> Hearing organizes in Ljubljana a cultural evening in which for the first
> time in Slovenian history  SignWriting (Slovenian: Znakopis) will be
> presented. The presentation will be led by me in our center in Ljubljana in
> Power Point program. Deaf and hard of hearing people, relatives and
> responsible individuals who are professionally engaged with the deaf and
> hard of hearing: teachers, educators and interpreters of Slovenian Sign
> Language (SZJ-slovenski znakovni jezik) will be invited to this event. At
> this occasion, a manual A Cross-Linguistic Guide to SignWriting (author:
> Stephen and Diane Parkhurst) in Slovenian language  will be availabe to the
> audience (Slovenian name for this manual: Lingvistični vodnik po
> znakopisu/gibopisu). On this occasion  we would like to contact with
> inventor of SignWriting mrs. Valerie Sutton either by video or Skype live.
> Mrs. Valerie, is it possible?
> 
> In attach I send you the last version of Slovenian manual (with some change
> in slovenian SW signs) and a front page of our manual.
> 
> Thank you for your support and best regards from Slovenia!
> 
> Edi Strouhal

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