Going down a rabbit hole and chasing a rabbit are expressions that capture the experience of starting in one place and winding up in an entirely different one…without even knowing how you got there! You begin by following a slightly different path than the one you are on. In short order, this path deviates slightly and takes you down an entirely new path. Add an additional twist or turn and you end up even farther off course. The next thing you know you are miles away from where you started and have no idea how to get back!
Your day may go a little differently from mine, but the following is pretty typical for me.