Good web images only take 20-40k max as an industry avg.
If you have win XP go to this link and get "Image Resizer". It's a no-brainer program to reduce your images to working size.
If you don't have XP search google.com for image resizers and download one of many free ones out there. I can't recommend one because I use Adobe Photoshop or the XP resizer for my jpegs.
Big year for squid down in the Newport area I've heard. I think Rhody is holding a lot more of our Cape Cod stripers hostage this year