In the novel, many of the widowers "wishes" were coming true and without the help of their friends, they may have not even noticed all the good that was happening around them. Some of the wishes in the novel included:
- Learning karate
- Finding a honorable man
- Learning to belly dance
- Travel to Paris
- Own a pair of red Cowboy boots
- Learn to knit
- Learn to laugh again
- Take a foreign language class.
- Perform at least 1 act of random kindness a day.
- Let go of old grudges.
Book Credit: Macomber, Debbie. Twenty Wishes. Mira Books, Ontario Canada. 2008