In the early days of these pages, I opined that my ideal job position would be a U.S. Supreme Court justice. But that’s for adults, of course. I think the best job for a kid might just be goddess. No quotes here, because it’s an AP article, but the gist is that a some priests in Nepal have chosen Matani Shakya, age 3, from among other girls to be the new Kumari. The article doesn’t say what her duties will be, but she gets to live in the temple until puberty, at which point she’s not a goddess any more. But she’ll always have it to tell her grandchildren.
Pointers to this fortnight’s blog carnivals: