69 July 18, 1997 Dream House How many of our parents move to some place — some dream house — with some vision of a new life in the new place, and move the family with them, hoping it works out for the kids. Three stories on this theme. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Commune Dream House ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to Amanda, who's 16 and lives with her mom in a Christian commune in Chicago. (4 minutes) Act One Meema's Adventure ByMeema Spadola A family dreams of life in rural Maine, moves there, and then things get really complicated. (36 minutes) Act Two Blue Sky Dream ByDavid Beers David Beers explains the gorgeous, modern vision that drew his family, and tons of other families, to California, and then what happened after they arrived. (16 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 338: The Spokesman Aug. 10, 2007 Act Two: Mr. Successful. Anthony Pico was a foster kid for most of his life. 408: Island Time May 21, 2010 Act Three: Haiti is Destiny Short story writer Ben Fountain tours Port au Prince with his best friend—one of the few eye doctors in the country—and glimpses a cautionary future for us all. 528: The Radio Drama Episode June 20, 2014 Act Three: How Do You Slow This Thing Down Joshuah Bearman tells a story that’s a sequel to his memorable episode about his mother and half-brother David. Staff RecommendationsView all 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions! 449 Oct. 28, 2011 Middle School Stories from the awkward, confusing, hormonally charged world of middle school.