The thing about an obsession is that you know that it will end at the extreme end. Don't miss the voyage of discovery, even when you know the destination. Enjoy the trip. Take in the view. You never know what you'll see on route.
I've always liked comics, right from an early age. Captioned images is the adult equivalent. I find that creating these captions on images I find interesting, helps me relax. Yes, it's escapism. It seems that only a lucky few live the fantasy. I think we all want to escape to a better place, and we all have our ways of getting there.