Futzing around in my photos, these were taken a few years back.

Panorpa helena, scorpion fly.

A winged insect is perched on a leaf. It's long with clear wings with several black bands. Its body is primarily orange and it has an elongated snout, black eyes. It almost seems friendly.

Unknown bee on Spiderwort

A small bee gathering pollen from the bright yellow anthers of a vibrant purple Spiderwort flower.