Kathy Vogel

kathyVogel squareKathy Vogel is a NE Ohio radio veteran who's worked on-air in Cleveland, Akron, and Canton as a morning show personality. She was the host of the Emmy-nominated children's TV show "Ask Gilby", and has appeared in several indie films. In addition, Kathy is a voice over artist, award-winning screenwriter, and founder of Crack Wise Magazine.

Kathy married into a rock & roll family: Her father-in-law is world-class drummer Joe Vitale, and her husband is Joe Jr., frontman of the band Ravenwood. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys wine, friends and family, and laughter.      

Monday, 05 October 2020 03:38

Spidey

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I'm not a fan of spiders. Nor am I a fan of their webs-- especially when you can't see them and you walk into one and then you feel stuck for life. I am fascinated by the artistry of how a spider makes its web. I once watched an orb weaver weave it out. It was cool. But... Imagine seeing this on a stroll in the woods: A Missouri Department of Conservation employee saw this gem while making his rounds and shared his discovery to social media. Could you imagine falling into this, and then the giant spider feasts on…
Friday, 02 October 2020 03:31

Wise Mama

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She's an internet sensation, thanks to her son. When Pranav Sapra started seeing inspirational posts on IG from people this past Spring, he decided he wanted to share his mom's words of wisdom with the masses. And now mom Poonam has a nice IG following with her motherwithsign account. It started with basic messages moms usually say to kids like: "eat your veggies", but then the thoughts became more broad and diverse.             View this post on Instagram                   My favourites: Grey's Anatomy, Dr House, Bosch, The…
Thursday, 01 October 2020 03:36

What Did You Say?

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Never more in my life have I wanted a pet parrot. Well, more specifically-- these particular parrots: The zoo in Brittain had to remove these sweet parrots because they kept cussing at visitors. LOL The birds had actually taught each other how to swear! The birds were rescued from various owners and housed together. The zoo has removed the birds from public display until they can be taught better manners. So giving someone the bird is really giving someone a cussing parrot in this case...  P.S. If they can't be rehabbed, I'll take 'em. Who could angry when a bird…
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 03:37

Good Boy

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It's been almost four years since my beloved Albert The Wonder Dog departed for the Rainbow Bridge. Not a day goes by that I don't think about him. Fur babies do that to us. They touch our hearts and become so much a part of our lives. Seriously, they encompass the notion of unconditional love. So, when I saw what Sallie Hammett did for her doggo, Charlie, my heart melted. Charlie battled cancer for 5-months, but sadly lost. Sallie wrote the most amazing obit for her fur baby, which ran in the local newspaper and was shared on Twitter a…
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 03:41

Get Elfed

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All right, Elf lovers. As in the movie. Limited-edition Elf cereal is in stores now.  Get out! So what is Elf cereal? Sweetened corn puffs with holiday tree marshmallows. Which falls in line with Buddy's thinking: “We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.”  Enjoy!  
Monday, 28 September 2020 03:30

Another Year

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I love when special occasions fall on the weekend-- you can make the celebration last the entire weekend. And that's what my husband and I did. We celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary Sunday, but really took time to enjoy the whole weekend together and at a slower pace than usual. If 2020 has taught us anything, it's to take pause and appreciate every little thing. Did you happen to catch that story that links relationship happiness to the song you danced to first at your wedding? Supposedly, if you danced to Elton John's "Can You Feel the Love Tonight", all…
Friday, 25 September 2020 03:40

Not a Spice Girl

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I'm not a spice girl. Pumpkin Spice, that is. But, I do like pumpkin. I like using it to make desserts, but I really love using pumpkin in savory dishes. I use a cup in my vodka meat sauce and it's the best sauce I've ever had. So the other day, I decided to try a recipe for a pumpkin alfredo sauce. Wow! It was fabulous. The sauce features just a hint of pumpkin-- and it's perfect. Here's the recipe if you want to give it a go. Tortellini with Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce Ingredients: 20 ounces fresh cheese tortellini (or…
Thursday, 24 September 2020 03:33

Hold My Beer

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You've been to weddings before. You know that part where the officiant says: "Speak now, or forever hold your peace"? Well, this groom's dad didn't even wait for that part...   Awkward! Does dad ditch the reception then? No gift, I take it? P.S. I get a little pit sweat just watching this. LOL
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 03:36

Phone Home

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E.T. (and all chocolate-peanut butter lovers) will rejoice over a dream come true-- a GIANT container of Reese's Pieces...     I want to snag two jars of these. Not because I'm a complete foodie, but because I want to surprise one trick-or-treater with this massive jar. Could you imagine? It'd be like winning a game show. LOL And we'd be the favorite house in the neighborhood... 
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 03:32

Pumpkin Around

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Apple cider. Pumpkin donuts. Maple, apple and cinnamon. Hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin picking. It's fall, y'all. Click HERE for all the places you can go in the NEO to soak up the fun.  Have a donut and some hot chocolate for me when you're out with your people doing your fall thing. I'll do the same. It's like we're hanging together. Here's some pumpkins for you. They have nothing to do with fall...   
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