Yesterday afternoon when I got home, there was a visitor waiting for me. My wife had informed me of his presence prior to my arrival, so I was not unprepared.
This is commonly called a Bold Jumping Spider (Phidippus audax). They are easily identified both by their relatively large size (13 to 20 mm long) and their iridescent chelicerae (part of their mouth). Of course I had to snap a couple photos before I maneuvered him into a small box so that I could put him outside. I really need to have a macro lens for opportunities like this.