why are the letters blurry?

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In a continuing effort to remind me of my own mortality, nature has begun to screw with my eyesight. Staring at a computer screen or reading for long periods of time has become a positive irritation. Because I’m cheap and in denial, I picked up a pair of $10 reading glasses at the local pharmacy. While ill-fitting and ugly, these glasses do seem to help somewhat. So at some point, I’m just going to have to suck it up and get fitted for a pair of Real Glasses (™).

Damn you, second law of thermodynamics!

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