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Posterize Me

Posterize Me

Seriously, y’all, sometimes I think I just take pictures of myself so that I can play with the photo apps.  This is pattern-mixing, right? Bricks & fern-like fronds? I’m a little embarrassed to share this outfit because nothing is secondhand. But this was one of the first dresses I ever wore on the blog, years… Continue Reading

Menswear for the Ladies

Menswear for the Ladies

Patti at Not Dead Yet Style has been styling menswear shirts in her work wardrobe for years, regularly achieving that effortlessly classic Katherine Hepburn signature look. See her “Visible Monday #73: Crisp White (Man’s) Shirt” post to see a man’s shirt worn by a very beautiful woman.  Alexander Julian Colours man’s shirt (S 14-14 1/2)… Continue Reading

Manhattan Goodwill

Manhattan Goodwill

Whenever I travel I have to visit the best Goodwill in the city. I know, some peeps who visit NYC go see the Statue of Liberty. Lands End dress ~ Goodwill (Manhattan) Belt ~ 75% off at local consignment store Miz Mooz Tillman pumps ~ Amazon (heh, google them and my feet show up in… Continue Reading

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

I know some of the most wonderful moms in the world, including many of you. But there are two very special moms out there I have never met – but who gave me the most extraordinary Mother’s Day present ever: the gift of life for The Teen. When their babies were born, they donated their… Continue Reading

Orange U Glad 2 C Me?

Orange U Glad 2 C Me?

Or, Yes, I Am the Orange Powerpuff Girl The Goodwill Fangirl almost never came back after The Teen’s bone marrow transplant. (We’re doing third person today. It’s just easier to keep a little distance right now.). The other side of transplant wasn’t what anyone expected. No amount of pre-admission education could prepare her for the… Continue Reading

Home-Home

The last two weeks have been full of surprising but welcome changes. At our first outpatient clinic visit following our daughter’s discharge from her third admission to the pediatric bone marrow transplant unit (PBMT), our treating physician shocked us by saying we could start the transition of some of the post-transplant care from Duke Medical… Continue Reading

Status Post Third Admission

That’s medical speak for our daughter’s Christmas Day readmission to the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, due to new occluded blood clots formed from the use of her central line. We felt very fortunate that we got to go “home-home” for two days before Christmas, and had our big day and prezzie-opening on Christmas Eve,… Continue Reading

My Hair, Revisited

My Hair, Revisited

Sasha Jane, ticked off velvet accessory stand for my honking rhinestone ring and vintage silver bangles Until the end of the year, be prepared to be to see some schizo hair lengths; I’ll be sharing a few outfit pics that didn’t get posted when they were actually worn. As I approach my 2014 shopping sabbatical… Continue Reading

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

That’s how the recovery seems to go for many pediatric bone marrow transplant patients, especially adolescents, infants, and toddlers. During the long monotonous days and months of heavy medication, frequent medical visits, and crushing isolation, suddenly recovery will seem a little more tangible and closer, a medication discontinued, lab results more normal, or a pass… Continue Reading

Reason Number 683 to Wear Bling: You Will Look Like a Princess

Reason Number 683 to Wear Bling: You Will Look Like a Princess

Not everybody can afford a diamond, much less diamonds plural, which is why rhinestones (does it sound better to say diamond simulants?) are so fabulous and accessible, with the added value of being extremely versatile. Throw on a rhinestone collar with a sweater and jeans for chic casual look guaranteed to get you noticed (in… Continue Reading

Contact Info:

Lynne J. DeVenny, N.C. State Bar Certified Paralegal

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

Email: lynne.devenny[at]gmail.com

Telephone: 336-582-0003

Inquiries are welcome, with free quotes available.

Meet Lynne:

Lynne DeVenny is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal with over 27 years of experience working on complex litigation cases, including medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability.

Disclosure: I am not a lawyer and cannot provide legal representation or legal advice.

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