Sunday Peace @ The Gallivan Center

Today despite it being Sunday I'm working a 12 hour security shift in Salt Lake's Gallivin Center Plaza. I don't like working Sunday but I am a part of an industry which demands 24/7 work and it's important for me to take my turn.

I've been warned about watching for loonies and homeleass people but so far the last 8 hours have been pleasant and peaceful. I've never been here before today and for being in the middle of downtown it is amazingly gorgious. There is a large reflection pool, a huge sundial thingy, an amplitheatre with stage, bird aviary (though currently empty of birds), a small river with waterfall effect, and a lot of tree cover, etc.

The river has a poem written in the stone behind it and there is also a long story written on stone tablets that requires walking most of the park to finish reading.

It makes me want to bring Ami and Simon back next Sunday after church so we can enjoy it as a family. Here you see some of the pictures of the place.

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0 Responses to Sunday Peace @ The Gallivan Center

  1. Linda G. Paulsen June 28, 2009 at 4:52 pm #

    Neat photos. Where is this place? Glad you could have a quiet day, there. Quiet days are rare most everywhere, I think.

  2. Chris June 29, 2009 at 5:29 am #

    looks nice! I'd take advantage of the quiet serenity too!

  3. Jacob S. Paulsen July 15, 2009 at 7:40 pm #

    This place is between 2nd and 3rd south east of main st. The WellsFargo & Chase Bank Towers sit on the west end of the plaza