A Day In The Life with Anne Wick

Today, the day I photographed this, is Saturday. On the weekends, we like to sleep in… as much as our cats and our daughter will let us. This morning, these two came meowing and knocking at our door around 9, which is a reasonable time.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

On our way downstairs to get breakfast, we meet the second feline member of the family, just being his cute and fluffy self.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

I cannot function before I’ve had my coffee. My family has learned that it’s useless to talk to me, let alone to ask me anything before the caffeine has hit my brain cells. Thankfully, my daughter and her father are both talkative enough to entertain each other during the process.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

After breakfast, Capucine spends some time in her bedroom, reading and playing.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

One of her favorite games lately is to play ‘Teacher’. The cat, who is the dunce of the class, takes a nap with Mr. Nounours.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

We moved into this house a few months ago and I am slowly decorating. Among my favorite objects are the sculptures I’ve made (clay sculpting is my other passion besides photography), a frame with a portrait of my grandmother and a photo of me at 12 months (sitting on the toilet, pretending to make crosswords… don’t ask me why this is a favorite, haha!), and a shell necklace that my mother brought me back from a trip to Tahiti. The adorable bonsai ficus was recently found at the grocery store.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

After lunch, we head downtown to make a few errands. The chocolate shop and their lovely display for Valentine’s day stop Capucine in her tracks. We resist the temptation and run into the bookstore to make a diversion.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

It seems that Capucine has found the perfect book to make a diversion. Can you tell that kid is obsessed with chocolate? I wonder who she got that from.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

We just got home and I run up to the attic to catch a glimpse of the beautiful sunset.  Capucine takes a bath. She’s excited about dinner, because today is ‘Chandeleur’ (Candlemas) and it means we’re going to eat crêpes…with Nutella!

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

The French ‘Chandeleur’ tradition is to hold a coin in your hand while you flip the crêpe into the air. If you manage to get the crêpe back in the pan, it means your family will be prosperous for the rest of the year.

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

After dinner, time for some ‘me time’ which generally involves music, reading, or just keeping up with the online world. I rarely watch TV, except for a few favorite shows like The Voice. I am currently reading a great book in English called The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. I recommend it!

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

Today was a simple but absolutely perfect day. La vie est belle… Bonne nuit!

a day in the life with French photographer and CM mentor Anne Wick

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