Jack Cross, a longtime observer of events in Galveston County, has developed a talent for capturing the spirit of the community in PowerPoint slide shows.
Jack has recently posted a slide show featuring Claude Monet. Click Here
Here are several additional slide shows:
The White Cliffs of Dover Visiting Switzerland Texas Lavender Fields
Driving with Paint Greece How Smart Are You? Ha-long Vietnan
Scroll down the page for several other examples of Jack's art.
Jack has posted a photo essay on the Magnificent Waterfalls Around the World. Click Here
This is a photo essay by featuring early steam powered automobiles. The set includes the first car ever built by Henry Ford in 1896. (pictured left) Click Here
Jack recently posted photo essays on the Churches of Jerusalam, Dolmarbance Palace in Istanbul Turkey and The Ancient City Of Petra.
This is the PowerPoint on the Churches of Jerusalem. Click Here
Dolmarbance Palace in Istanbul Turkey. Click Here
The Ancient City Of Petra. Click Here
Jack compiled a photo essay featuring animals in nature. Click Here
This presentation, "Do You Tweeter?", is Jack's commentary on Social Media. Click Here
His presentation of Galveston Island's Tree Sculptures was an immediate favorite of all who saw it, and it quickly "went viral" through the email and became a nationwide success. Click Here
Cross said he got involved in PowerPoint presentations at the urging of former Texas City Mayor Chuck Doyle.
"I am not Catholic, but when they were getting the new St Mary's Church going, Chuck Doyle had me serve on his committee to present motivational PowerPoint presentations."
One of Cross' early slide shows was of the many sculptures in Texas City. Click Here
Here is one about Texas City Memorial Park. Click Here
Another popular Jack Cross PowerPoint is about Galveston's Historic Homes.
This presentation features the Flowers of Galveston's Ball Street. Click Here
The photos show the street as it existed before Hurricane Ike and after the storm destroyed many of the historic oak trees which allowed more sunlight for colorful flowers.
He used different techniques in this PowerPoint presentation titled "Juke Box". Click Here
These photos from Jack's back yard contrast black & white and color. Click Here
Additional PowerPoint presentations by Jack Cross will be posted as they are produced.