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.      

Wednesday, 03 March 2021 03:38

Out of This World

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Who doesn't have cabin fever right now? Like I mentioned on my last blog, a road trip is always a good idea. I also love a good all-inclusive resort. But this is next level vacationing. How about a stay at the Voyager Station? In space. A space hotel.  Yup. This orbiting space hotel should be good to go by 2027. The peeps in charge of this project say the hotel will feature "the comfort of low gravity, and the feel of a nice hotel." Okay. When it comes to design, the inner ring will be used for docking, while the…
Tuesday, 02 March 2021 03:32

Trippin'

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Fresh from my mini-vacay, it got me thinking about places to travel that aren't too far away. One place that gets props as a destination in the Buckeye State? Wright Brothers National Memorial. As you know, the Wright-Patterson Airforce Base is in Dayton-- where Wilbur and Orville Wright did their thing with that flying machine. Well, the memorial was built in 1940 and is breathtaking to see-- especially at night-- on Wright Brothers Hill. Check out the memorial HERE. A little Buckeye adventure does the soul good...
Thursday, 25 February 2021 03:34

Dinomite!

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What does a T-Rex and a rollercoaster have in common? Maybe we should ask Cedar Point. At the park's Winter Chill Out charity event, patrons noticed some careful-teased sinage around the park, teasing some 2022 plans.        Posted by Cedar Point Nation on Saturday, February 20, 2021 Maybe we can trade these for the menu at Wild Turnip. #WinterChillout Posted by CP Food Blog on Saturday, February 20, 2021
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 03:32

Snow Angel

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I just said to my husband the other day: "We need to make snow angels. Remember how much fun that was?" So, we did. I assume everyone's made a snow angel before. But one man never has. Until now. For the first time-- at the age of 79-- Edward Trejo made a snow angel with some help at his assisted living facility. This will melt your heart...  
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 03:33

Shark Attack!

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It's not often you see a shark in these parts-- unless in a controlled environment. But one was spotted in Berea. Snow Shark!!!!  
Monday, 22 February 2021 03:36

Peepin'

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Before you know it, the Easter Bunny will be hoppin' down the bunny trail! Back in the day-- like waaaaay back-- I used to like Peeps. As I kid, I think we all ate anything that was sugary. Now, bleh. But, I'm totally down with this Peep-shaped pancake maker!!!! The cuteness of Peeps without the sugar overload (if you add a bottle of maple syrup, that's on you). Score yours at the usual haunts: Target, Walmart, Amazon... 
Friday, 19 February 2021 03:31

About Last Night...

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Now you've gone and done it. Had one too many adult beverages. The next day is now kicking you in the head with regret. What to do? Eat these foods to help you out of your drunkdicament... Bananas: They're packed with potassium, which is something your body loses a lot of after a night of heavy drinking. A lack of potassium can lead to nausea and fatigue.  Pickles: Really? Salt can sometimes keep nausea at bay. Pickles are loaded with salty electrolytes that can help your body recover quicker. If desperate, drink the juice.  Chicken: Protein is important! It breaks down…
Thursday, 18 February 2021 03:31

SNO-H-I-O

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When life gives you snow, you shovel it. Or in the case of Tom Krutsch who lives near Columbus-- you get Buckeyes-proud!   Bravo! 
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 03:29

Paradise in Your Mouth

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While I enjoy the changing seasons, the past couple of days is making me dream of warmer weather-- the sun, beverages, being on the water... Since that ain't happening for a bit, we can get that feel for paradise with this tasty treat. Hawaiian Banana Bread Ingredients:1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup sugar2 large eggs1 very ripe banana, mashed1 cup crushed pineapple (do not drain)2 cups flour1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/4 tsp salt1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional) Instructions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together with a mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs,…
Monday, 15 February 2021 03:35

She's Arrived

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Clawdia has made her debut at the Akron Zoo. The rare blue lobster that was rescued from the Red Lobster in Cuyahoga Falls last summer is now living the good life.  She debuted this past weekend and lives in a habitat within the Komodo Kingdom. Blue lobsters are extremely rare-- 1 in 2 million. But Clawdia recently underwent her molting process, and now she's a beautiful rainbow color.  I feel like she's my seafood sister because I pitched in for her care. In return I received a certificate, a blue lobster fact sheet, a picture of Clawdia, and a stuffie.…
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