I used to go to the local pond and cast out a lead sinker. No messy hooks or bait. To the folk around you, you have business to be there.

Talk with spouse as long as you like. Practice casting if you get bored. It also keeps junior occupied while he is feeding the ducks!

But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams -Yeats