Hire somebody to follow your “friends” around and harass them where ever they go, effectively ruining their “adventure” then revel in your accomplice’s reports?
Everyone is on lock down. Every point is the center of the universe, the more you look into it the deeper it gets. Every moment has its hour.
You could always break into their house and see what they left.
Write letters. Not just letters, but illuminate them with your drawings. When you bring a smile to someone’s face, it will reflect back at yours, giving that smile back to you.