My awesome 'net buddy Carolyn just put into words something that I've long understood, yet never acutally articulated, which can make all the difference in the world sometimes.
"When we can't control the big things, we try to control the little ones."
This is so true! I have no control over my current "big picture", so I'm totally obsessing over little things being exact. Now I've stated the reason for my neurosis, I feel much better about it.
As usual, in times like these, I will fall back on my mantra, nicely framed here: