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 108: Truth and Lies at Age Ten Aug. 7, 1998 Act Two: Truth or Consequences Mary Kay Prucha tells her story about the lies she told herself to deal with cystic fibrosis. 136: You Are Here Aug. 6, 1999 Act One: Ishtar Days, Arabian Nights John Bowe decided to visit a friend of his who was in the peace corp in Mali, in West Africa. 338: The Spokesman Aug. 10, 2007 Act Two: Mr. Successful. Anthony Pico was a foster kid for most of his life. Staff RecommendationsView all 266 June 4, 2004 I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help Nancy Updike goes to Iraq to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the middle of a war zone. 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away.