- Airport Travel for the Paranoid and Delusional - "So I’ve seen a man sitting alone against a bank of windows with a black carry-on. Should I be scared? Should I report his man?"
- How to Use Espionage Training at a Party - "When trying to decide the best historical references for espionage or intelligence gathering I could use as an example, I contemplated Hannibal, Alexander the Great, Caesar, Hitler, Churchill, and Wild Bill Donovan, as well as organizations like the MOSSAD, KGB, GRU, Stasi, and MI6, but in the end, I came up with the American high school cheerleader."
- The Pain Box: A Lesson from the Naval Reserve - "The cadre member nods. “But it’s not a spider. It’s a wasp. As you can feel, it’s a huge wasp, maybe six inches long. The funny thing about the tarantula wasp is what it does to tarantulas. See, it tracks them down and attacks them, not to kill them, but so it can lay its eggs in the spider’s back."