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 521: Bad Baby Mar. 28, 2014 Act Two: The Road To Badness Yale psychologist Paul Bloom tells Ira about his research into the morality of babies and young children. 64: Summer May 23, 1997 Act Two: On The Green River We begin to hear a story by Scott Carrier. 9: Julia Sweeney Jan. 10, 1996 Act Two: Julia Gets Cancer In the second half of the show, she talks about her own cancer — cervical cancer that was diagnosed six months after her brother got sick. Staff RecommendationsView all 419 Nov. 12, 2010 Petty Tyrant The rise and fall of a school maintenance man in Schenectady, New York who terrorized his staff and got away with it for decades. 241 July 11, 2003 20 Acts in 60 Minutes All kinds of little stories that we ordinarily can't use on the radio show because they are just too short.