My Eyes Are Becoming Rectangular

by the glow of the computer screen

By the glow of the 21″ Sony CRT, circa 2004.

(1920×1080, specifically. I currently use a 21″ iMac.)

I reek of Starbucks. Client meeting. Another wedding delivered. Biggest print job ever: 742 photos. (The photo lab handed it over to me in a box.) Downloading a movie to forget about editing for one night, except that when I watch I know what will happen: my brain will launch Photoshop and my mouse will be editing the actors’ faces onscreen.

Is there a name for this disease? Repetitive Editing Eyestrain? Autopilot Mouse Hand?