LR: how we use the place has really evolved over the years. first and foremost, it remains a place for us all to get together, but we also use it to pursue our passions. When Misha arrives he gets full of energy and does more and more things. MB: I’m on the phone with [the Baryshnikov arts Center in] new york all the time. I have a little studio here where I have done a few projects with my co-conspirators in crime. We develop future pieces with the dancers. sometimes I play a little golf; I go fishing. When we first arrived I started photographing dancers around the dr and published a book called Dominican Moves. LR: for me this is a place to read and write. and we see annette and other friends. MB: But it’s also a place for us to connect with our past. The furniture and art serve as a sort of history book. every painting and every chair triggers something different from the last 40-plus years, since I’ve been in the United states, and all the places lisa and I have been. LR: Too bad our furniture can’t talk.