Saturday, August 31, 2013

The Bee's Knees

"The Bee's Knees" © Paula Scott Molokai GIrl Studio

The image you are looking at is truly the "bee's knees". Except, I mean it more in a literal rather than figurative sense.

According to the many definitions listed in the Urban Dictionary

"Bee's knees means the best, as bees carry pollen in little baskets located on its mid segments of their legs."

And, this little guy's legs are indeed, full of pollen!

I've always wondered what that saying meant and why. Having an image that expresses it now gives me the connection to have it make sense the next time I hear someone say, "it's the bee's knees"!

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Sophie A. said...

Your editing painted the shadows into different tones of yellow, made this sunflower so unique.

happy weekend.

Jim said...

Top shot

Sylvia K said...

Terrific capture/shadow shot and definitely the "bees knees"! I love it! Have a great Labor Day Weekend, Paula!

robin. said...

you are the "bees knees" Paula!!! great shot and editing!!! happy weekend!!!

Patti said...

I never knew the origin of that phrase! thanks for the info.

Beautiful photo, Paula.

Catherine said...

thanks for the word derivation - very interesting and great shot!

Ralph said...

You may be the finest Impressionist in the southwest - the alive feeling in this scene along with the bold hues make this look so nice. The sunflower yellow reminds me of the brilliant NM license plates. Colors abound! Thanks for the explanation, we hear but not often know the meaning of many colloquial expressions - for this one we now do!

Norma Ruttan said...

spectacular shot! love the painting of the shadow
I googled and it said: an alliteration of 'business'. ?? nonetheless it was a fun phrase.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Artistic editing of this beautiful flower. The gold shines.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

You jumped right into the heart of this sunflower--and the photo jumps right into mine!

blogitse said...

'bee's knees' - I want to remember that.
Hopefully this guy did a lot flying around with his full knees! :)
Happy Sunday!


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