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. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download 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 71: Defying Sickness Aug. 1, 1997 Act One: Road Trip Photographer Joel Meyerowitz decided to go on a last big trip with his father, Hy, who has Alzheimer's. 126: Do-Gooders Apr. 9, 1999 Act One: You Can't Go Home Again Jackie and Kenny Wharton were kids in the tiny town of Canalou, Missouri, off of old Highway 61. 339: Break-Up Aug. 24, 2007 Act Two: But Why? Eight-year-old Betsy Walter goes on a campaign to understand her parents' divorce. Staff RecommendationsView all 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father? 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration.