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Asparagus Pasta

1 lb. fusili pasta
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons sweet butter
10 oz fresh asparagus tips
1 cup pitted black olives, sliced
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan or romano cheese
dashes of salt and pepper, to taste
Cook pasta according to directions. While cooking, melt butter in saute pan over medium high heat. Add asparagus tips and garlic, cook briefly--about 4 minutes. Drain pasta and toss with olive oil. Add asparagus, olives, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Top with freshly grated cheese.