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 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 3: Poultry Slam 1995 Dec. 1, 1995 Act Two Julie Showalter, who grew up on a turkey farm, tells the story of the night 3,000 turkeys died. 273: Put Your Heart In It Sept. 24, 2004 Act Three: Contrails Of My Tears Brett Martin documents a previously unnoticed human phenomenon, one that involves airplanes...crying...and Reese Witherspoon. 346: Home Alone Dec. 21, 2007 Act One: Plot Without A Story Mary Ann was an elderly woman living by herself in Los Angeles County. Staff RecommendationsView all 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. 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past.