What happened in the dream?
I hadn’t been to the shooting location yet, but it looked like Harry’s house in the woods. I followed a 5-year-old girl wearing a tiara out to a pond next to the house, and she started to walk right into the pond. I went into the pond, too. Both of us were fully clothed. And there were two ducks at the far side of the pond watching us. I never dream about other actors or anything like that, but Keanu Reeves was also there, and I couldn’t figure that out. Why was he in my dream?
And then I remembered that Keanu had a very interesting response to a question in the past year, when Stephen Colbert asked him, “What do you think happens when we die?” Keanu took a breath, and then he said, pretty slowly, “I know that the ones who love us will miss us.” It was something about his demeanor, the profundity and the simplicity of his response. So I think that was why, because those issues about facing death are part of this season. Parsing all of that the next day was particularly valuable. It was like a crack of lightning over a dark valley — I could see the valley for wha