Updated Mar 5, 2008
Hi, this page is all about
me. My name is Harold, and that's me with my pickup at the
Florence harbor parking lot. That is the Siuslaw River in the
background. I retired in 1997 after 31 years as a postal
worker. I moved from Florence, Oregon where I made my home
for just over 3 years, after spending many years in California.
But now I live in Salem, Oregon the state
capitol. I decided it was time for a change and
with friends, lots of shopping and recreation nearby I feel it was a
good move. In time my website will reflect some changes due to
My computer is an iMac and have been an
Apple fan for many years. Although I know how to use a PC
and did so for many years where I worked, I found Apple computers more
to my liking. I am, of course, the webmaster for The
Oregon Kid site.
In addition to computers my other major hobby is
photography. All the pictures on my web site were taken with a
Nikon 4300 digital camera. Taking pictures is the easy
part, editing or changing them using Adobe Photoshop Elements take a
little more work. Sometimes you end up compromising with a
photo because of the constraints of the Internet. Photos need to
reduced to a small file size so they can load quickly and
easily. So bear with me if some pictures seem a little
Some of my friends have asked me 'why did I create this
site'. I have a great love for Oregon and through my
website my friends, family and others can see Oregon from my
perspective. I have been fortunate enough to have traveled
a lot over the years. Many do not get the chance for one reason
or another and my website and the Internet allows those to travel at
the click of a mouse.
Over time some of the pages on this site will change and a few may
disappear. Occasionally a page may be unavailable for
a period of time while it under goes changes.
If you have any questions about the site or anything on the site click
the 'Send me a message' link below Fill it out and click send.
Thanks for visiting, do come again.