The free site ?http://www.picnik.com provides easy access to the most common photo editing tools, making it extremely easy to Resize, Crop, Color and otherwise edit images.
Resizing and Cropping on a Mac
Apple's Preview program (on your computer at Macintosh HD -> Applications -> Preview) is a simple, but very capable program for not only viewing files, but for performing some basic graphic editing, too. A good help link from Apple is at:
You'll find instructions for resizing and cropping a graphic file entitled "Resize an image" and "Crop an image" under the "If you want to - Do this in Preview" table.
Resizing and Cropping on Windows
If you have Microsoft Office 97-XP, the Microsoft Photo Editor provides a functional, if not user-friendly interface. The link below details each of the functions of the tool, including cropping and resizing: