I can’t say how all researchers feel when their research proposals get funded. Pride? Victory? To me, it’s just another expression of what this blog is about. Metabolic energy and reproduction. Getting funding brings a welcome relief that my offspring will have the best possible chance to flourish, that is, to get out their and go fishin’ for their own grants. Whew.
Walton Ford (American, b. 1960), Baba-B.G., 1997. Watercolour, gouache, ink and pencil on paper.