Thanks for the response. :)
Is a updated pen showing which boxes I need to target specifically.
All boxes marked green need additional mark-up but without wrapping or the addition of styles to those containers.
Like you said, it might very well just be a limitation of the current css standard. I might need to look into a js solution, or add additional classes. Anyhow, I thought I was just having issues figuring this one out!
If only there was a more programmatic approach to this css logic :)
Looks like I might have to use a work-around in this instance. Appreciate the help buddy!
Have a great day/night everywhere you are.