Black Pearls Magazine Interview

Married over 45 years, Audrey and Larry Jones are fun-loving mates, parents and grandparents who enjoy traveling and each other’s company. Audrey and Larry had a whirlwind spring romance as college students in 1970. They married and had three sons, one right after the other. As expensive, dangerous behaviors continued ..Continue Reading

What is ADHD?

“ADHD is NOT caused by: poor parenting, falls or head injuries, traumatic life events, digital distractions, video games and television, lack of physical activity, food additives, food allergies, or excess sugar.” Attention Deficit Disorder Association ( Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that is usually diagnosed in childhood. ..Continue Reading

Meet the Jones

Audrey Robinson Jones left Kansas to attend Wellesley College, graduating in 1972 with her degree in anthropology/sociology, planning to be a social worker. Instead, she worked in healthcare administration for almost 30 years with her husband, including running his multi-office pediatric practice for 24 years. She also earned master’s degrees ..Continue Reading


Even when things were not going well, having the God-given courage to turn that adversity into something positive is what I learned to do.” – Larry   In 1965 my mother became ill with cancer when I was 15, and died four years later. My grandmother and I were devastated ..Continue Reading