My, what big eyes you have! This little creature was pollinating the Angelica Sylvestris. It has something strange going on on its thorax. This is one time I wish I had netted it so I could check it closer. It has a damaged wing, so it looks like it has been through the wars.
This blurry photo shows the pattern on its back. It's tiny--about a cm long.
ETA: Phil from the blog Cabinet of Curiosities has helped me identify this as a digger wasp, maybe the square-headed digger wasp like this one taken by Terry Thormin: http://www.pbase.com/terrythormin/image/128851647
I love the way this wasp was balancing its back legs on a sunflower leaf to feed on the fennel nectar.
Here's another small wasp with a distinct pattern, a kind of window pane on its thorax.
This is dangerous-looking milk thistle.
I am really enjoying the shades of the hummingbird sage I planted from seed. It blooms in shell pink, white and scarlet.
A honey bee landed on my glasses and then crawled onto my hand and tried to stick its tongue in between my fingers. I think this is because I had a gig as the Queen Bee in the morning. I use a witch hazel with lavender to remove my makeup and the bee must have been attracted to the scent of the lavender. This has happened to me before when I rub lavender blossoms with my fingers. So you need to be aware that your cosmetics may attract bees!