Leslie is the espresso-swilling, D&D-rolling, latino nerd of the Glimmering team. By day he's the Chief Operations Officer at Pixel & Tonic. After hours, he's into hiking, cycling, playing obscure board games, WoW with Laura, and chilling with the kids and dog. He likes his metal like he likes his politics, progressive.
Episode | December 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
christianity, identity series, parenting, spirituality
In this episode, we talk about our spiritual identities. After 15 years of marriage, do we still share the same spiritual identity? Are we still even spiritually compatible?
Episode | November 26th, 2018 | 57 mins 48 secs
In this episode, we talk about Laura’s response to the “Who Am I?” question. Since she’s white, her answer doesn’t start with race; it’s about roles and responsibilities.
Episode | November 19th, 2018 | 54 mins 33 secs
Leslie looks into his mixed heritage, with some racial history lessons on the side.
Episode | November 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
coming of age, mental health, politics, voting
Bullet points on life since Easter, and some feedback from listeners. Also, thank you to our veterans; we will Never Forget.
Episode | October 31st, 2018 | 1 hr 10 mins
In this episode, Leslie goes through his ballot, following Laura’s Voters’ Guide. Laura talks about her research for the Guide and Leslie adds his own research and opinions to the conversation. We have two important races that will have repercussions for the whole country: Please donate to Kate Brown for Governor and Jamie McLeod-Skinner for U.S. Representative!
Episode | October 28th, 2018 | 50 mins 25 secs
In this episode, we learn about why the 2018 midterms are so important, how to be an informed voter, and what all we can do to get out the vote for 2018. Laura walks us through her strategy and approach to researching candidates and ballot measures. We also talk about reasonable shortcuts to take if you don’t have the time or inclination to do the research yourself.