This Great Golden Digger Wasp (Sphex ichneumoneus) was trying to set-up nests on my front walkway. It had 5 holes dug already. I was able to get a video of it. This is one pretty creature and aptly named too!
Rick Stankiewicz, Keene
Note: The Great Golden Digger Wasp is a benign, gentle wasp currently being studied by scientists for its behavioral responses. (from InsectIdentification.org)