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Shiny Shiny

After more than ten years of ringing, our bells were getting a little dusty inside and out. In preparation for our winter season, some of us took a Saturday and polished all of the bells inside and out. The amount of grime that came off was astounding, and now they look like they just came from the factory.

Special Thanks to Dan Moore, who came and helped by disassembling and reassembling every bell so we could polish the insides properly. Keeping track of which handle goes with which bell is not a task for which I would quickly volunteer.

Susan Ewing

Susan Ewing is the newest member of the Shoreline Ringers, having joined the group in 2017. She has been ringing handbells since she was 12 years old and learned how to ring 4-in-hand when she was 16 and has been hooked on the technique ever since. Her fellow ringers can attest that she will try to teach anyone this technique at any opportunity (no matter how wary they are of having 2 bells in one hand!). In addition to ringing bells, she also enjoys kitting and likes the balance of the crafts and music with her day job – a scientist at Pfizer.