Contract interpretation strives to find the meaning of all parts together.
As a Government Contractor, when have you agreed to perform a certain way, but later realized that another way is better for everybody? When the Government agrees, expressly or impliedly, to the alternative performance, it waives a credit for the unperformed work.
While barbecue recipes can be short and simple, contracts can be long and complicated. Fundamentally, though, recipes are very much like contracts: what’s required, how much of each part/ingredient, in what order should they be assembled/added, when, and for how long?
“Circuit court litigation comes at a price, sometimes a heavy price.”