The adage, "you cannot see the forest for the trees" carries great wisdom. Sometimes going down the rabbit hole of details distracts from envisioning a broader perspective. Setting a course and plotting directions for the future are difficult without a bird's eye view. Or as the late educator and author, Stephen R Covey, warned, "Do not get caught in the thick of thin things."
All of this is intriguing and valid. I have been asking myself for some time if I am where I
|Looking at the trail
|Gravel road bed
|Forest diversity at eye level