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 22: Adult Children May 3, 1996 Act One: Me and My Mom Ira continues the story about his conversation with his mom. 30: Obsession July 26, 1996 Act Two: Further Out A story by Lauren Slater about getting obsessive compulsive disorder. 49: Animals Jan. 10, 1997 Act Three: The Moment When Humans Stopped Being Animals Anthropologists agree that humans stopped being animals when they started walking upright, on two legs. Staff RecommendationsView all 154 Mar. 10, 2000 In Dog We Trust 2000 Exactly how much are the animals that live in our home caught up in everyday family dynamics? 490 Mar. 22, 2013 Trends With Benefits The startling rise of the number of people on disability in America.