Currencies

UConn Gold Doubloons. Congrats to NCAA’s two aggressive, scrappy teams. What will be The Masters Green-Jacket storyline? Azalea time. Rite of Spring.

Donna Tartt wins Pulitzer for The Goldfinch. I liked half of it. Lacked editing, if you ask me. Painting priceless.

Murder-suicide tragedy of former global giant Dutch bank’s former CEO in the news. We both joined ABN when it was a leading competitor. Merger with AMRO began its demise. He and my ex-boss, Lex Kloosterman collaborated to try to rescue failing ABN AMRO in an ill-fated deal. Sad end to a family and once prestigious financial institution.