“Great to see you! Love ya! Gotta go!”

As deputies, bishops, and guests continued to pour into Salt Lake City’s Salt Palace Convention Center all day Tuesday, happy encounters of old friends were happening all over the place as people rushed from registration to the exhibit hall to committee meetings to after-hours events.

Someone joked that “Great to see you! Love ya! Gotta go!” should be the motto of General Convention. If friends were lucky, they were able to make a quick plan to meet later. Otherwise, they lived in hope of finding time to catch up.

While the numbers of days that General Convention lasts have shrunk, the amount of work has not. So days begin before 7 pm and end well after 10 pm. People learn to pace themselves early on.

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