Welcome to Camp52, where we're recapturing the fun of summer as a kid. All month long, you'll find playful, carefree ideas for snacks (s'mores and popsicles, anyone?), drinks, crafts, games, field trips, packing tips, and more. Today: how to remove summer's peskiest stain.
A few weeks ago, on a short trip to Block Island, I went for a walk and found myself on a hill in the early evening, looking out over the ocean; the sun was getting lower, the sky still luminously blue. I bought a lemonade and a slice of watermelon from a nearby food truck, ate it on the highest part of the hill, then sprawled out on the grass, flat on my back, and thought: this is peak summer. But also: did the July grass just stain my white shirt?