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Megan and Ernie Schlobohm

Ernie and Megan are a husband/wife, captain/chef team, owning and operating the classic 65-ft Privilege sailing Catamaran, Lolalita, in the Virgin Islands. Ernie is a 1600GT All Oceans USCG Master with 16 years in the charter yacht industry. Megan is a Georgia girl, serving as gourmet chef onboard their charter yacht. They are both NAUI Dive Instructors as well. Yacht Lolalita is fully equipped for sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, gourmet cuisine, and creating lasting memories with friends and families on a luxury vacation.

Mushrooms Are Tattletales

I am fascinated by the process of teaching, mostly (probably) because I’m no good at it. I embody that phrase we all know: “Those who can’t teach do; those who can’t do teach.” I am a do-er, not a teacher. …

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Lolalita Vacation Therapy

Before I met Ernie and started working on the water, I was studying to be a Licensed Professional Counselor. Halfway through my master’s degree in Mental Health Therapy, I realized that being a counselor wasn’t fun. In fact: it was …

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Honey, I’m home!

Up until this very moment, you were fine. You thought everything was fine, that is. You were probably doing some quotidian task, minding your own business, and then – BAM! It hits you. The question.   “WHERE HAVE THEY BEEN?” …

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Just The Way You Are

As a natural phenomenon related to our career as owner-operators of Yacht Lolalita, we have the privilege of meeting and temporarily living with about 150 new people every year. We’ve had such interesting, unforgettable experiences, getting to know people from …

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The Marriage Proposal Dessert

Recipe for Frozen Tiramisu Pie

This last week, I received 2 marriage proposals; 7 invitations to move into peoples’ homes; 5 threats of kidnapping; 1 promise of torture; 1 promise to torture Ernie; and 12 “pretty please with sugar on top” beggings; amongst other compliments …

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Zeitgeber

I am in love with words. The thrill of finding that one, idyllic word is not only addicting, but sets an obsession in my heart. I tirelessly hunt the corners of my mind- old SAT prep vocabulary? Merriam-Webster’s Word of The Day …

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Making Boat Life Easier

Everyone runs their household in a different way, and the same goes for boats. No two crew or owners do the exact same thing or feel the same way about almost anything. One dive instructor prefers the scuba tanks mounted here! …

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Oh, Captain! My Captain!

Five years ago today you could find me in the quaint little village of Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic. I put on a pretty white dress and pretty sandals with seashells, both bought for this particular day. I put flowers in …

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