virtually spiritual

Jared and I knew each other way back when we were in our single digits because we went to the same church: the Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville. I guess you could consider it an “alternative” church because instead of studying Bible stories, we had classes on genetics, marine life, astronomy, Shakespeare, and whatever members of our quite intellectual congregation volunteered to teach. I palled around with Jared’s older sis for awhile and our parents stayed close friends throughout the years, but Jared and I lost touch in our teens and only reconnected many, many years later. Just before that, I had my own web design company called Blue Box Designs. Circlescapes was in the works but needed a stellar programmer to get it off the ground. Jared had his own company: VaronWeb Interactive. My mom recommended I contact Jared, “Jerry” as we knew him, to see if he could help. I tagged along to a family party the Varons were having and after pitching it to him over the course of the next few months, he decided to partner up with me to take Circlescapes to the next level.

The church we went to, featured here in 360, was built in 1966 by Bob Broward, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. Bob also designed and built a home for my parents that I lived in as a child. Bob Broward is still a leading architect in Jacksonville.

Circlescapes Virtual Tours - Unitarian Church of Jacksonville
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Circlescapes Virtual Tours - Unitarian Church of Jacksonville
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Circlescapes Virtual Tours - Unitarian Church of Jacksonville
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