Book References

Here are the references–websites and books–mentioned in our book Drink Wine and Giggle.

DWAG Activity



#2 What Are You?

Various quizzes to determine your personality.

#3 Learn the Lingo

Free resource for learning languages—they even have Greek!

Tip: Look Who’s Coming to Dinner

Lectures on topics as diverse as spaghetti sauce and orgasms.

#21 A Star is Born

To find scripts for full-length, one-act, or 10-minute plays.

#26 Move Ya Body

Simply enter your city and state or zip code to find a trail closest to you.

#29 One, Two, Three, Kick

The official website for the high-energy, Latin-inspired dance fitness party.

#32 Girlfriend Agritourism

To find homegrown farmers’ markets close to you in the U.S., Canada, and the UK, respectively.

#56 Moments of Meditation

Guided meditations created by Dr. Christopher Germer, PhD—a clinical instructor in psychology at Harvard Medical School.

#58 A Grave Matter

Find a cemetery that intrigues you.

#62 May I Have a Volunteer?

Matches people to volunteer opportunities.

#63 Philanthropia

Organizations worthy of our time and money.

#75 An Act of Faith

Big Religion Comparison Chart.

#79 Girlfriend Treasure Hunt

Dr. Clue and owner Dave Blum has over 100 treasure hunt locations worldwide.

#101 Author, Author

Marketing, websites, training and tools for emerging authors.

#101 Author, Author

Self publishing websites.

DWAG Activity

Book or Other Resources


#17 Get on Board

Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals

           Heidi Grant Halvorson

#17 Get on Board

The Complete Vision Board Kit

                John Assaraf

#24 Sing, Sing, Sing

Stroke of Insight

             Dr. Bolte-Taylor

#26 Move Ya Body

Younger Next Year

 Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D.

#40 Dances With Bellies

Belly dance DVD


#47 Girlfriends in the Closet

Simply Effortless Style

           Lee Heyward

#51 A Woman’s Rite

Phenomenal Woman (poem)

           Maya Angelou

#57 To Give is to Receive

Why Good Things Happen to Good People

           Stephen Post

#57 To Give is to Receive

Praying for Strangers: An Adventure of the Human Spirit

           River Jordan

#63 Philanthropia

Half the Sky: Turing Oppression into Opportunity for Women

Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

#72 Diary of a…

Life’s Companion: Journal Writing as a Spiritual Practice

       Christina Baldwin

#97 Abracadabra

Magic for Dummies

          David Pogue

#101 Author, Author

No Plot No Problem: A Low Stress High Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 days

           Chris Baty

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