Every issue of Nspire Magazine features recipes from the regions top chefs, takes you on great outdoor adventures and getaways, and opens the doors to beautiful homes and architecture. Nspire will also introduce you to local artists, offer fitness tips, organic gardening techniques, and healthy foods.
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Adventure
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Treetop Flyers

By: Tara Howe/Photography by: Benjamin Powell Butterscotch. The boys and I cannot believe it. Perched on a platform encircling a tree 200 feet from the ground, clipped in at our harnesses to the cables above, our noses nuzzled into the thick orange scales of the Ponderosa pine; the bark smells like butterscotch. We burrow further. We can’t get enough. Sailing through the air three times already to stand at this point, we’ve gained a new appreciation for the squirrels that run this playground with abandon. Still, we are thankful to be strapped into the secure system of lines, pulleys and carabiners…

Food
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Cranberry Quince Sauce

By: Morgan Dodge & S. Michal Bennett/Photography by: Joel Riner 1 lb fresh cranberries 1 very ripe quince, cored and chopped Zest and juice of 1 large orange 1 cup water 1/2 cup raw agave nectar Place cranberries, quince, orange juice, orange zest and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until the berries burst and sauce thickens, about 30-40 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add agave and bring back to a boil. Turn heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring. Remove from heat and cool.

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A Path to Broadway

A Path to Broadway As featured in the Nspire Magazine Summer/Fall 2016 Coeur d’Alene Edition By: Toby Reynolds/Photography by: Matthew Murphy New York sounds so far away, even over the phone. “I’m between shows and have some errands to run,” Steven says. “So this is actually a perfect time to call.” I’m left to imagine what errands he’s running, but as we talk I hear the thrum of traffic, of tires on pavement and the sound of neighboring engines, the occasional blare of a horn. At certain points during our journey there are people; children or teens, as if passing a…