Leslie is the espresso-swilling, D&D-rolling, latino nerd of the Glimmering team. By day he's helping agency owners succeed. 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 | February 6th, 2019 | 40 mins 49 secs
consumption, eating disorders, mindful eating, mindfulness
We talk about our personal hangups about food consumption, and practice some mindful eating right on the show.
Episode | January 29th, 2019 | 51 mins 33 secs
climate change, climate justice, consumption, environment, food waste, human justice, landfill, prison labor, single-use
The food we don’t consume: why we don’t, where it goes, and how to do better - all through a “Live Justly” lens.
Episode | January 14th, 2019 | 28 mins 44 secs
consumption, drinking, dryjanuary, mindfulness
Leslie talks about his decision to forego alcohol for "Dry January."
Episode | December 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
Last thoughts on the Identity series and 2018.
Episode | December 18th, 2018 | 1 hr 16 mins
How to do we help our kids answer the "Who Am I?" questions with clarity and authenticity?
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.