This is a cute story that many who lived on a farm can relate to.
Dorothy Graham Gast
When I was in 10th grade, my teacher at Tuscaloosa County High school, Mrs. Maxwell was extolling the virtues of fresh churned butter over margarine. I asked Mama if I could take my teacher some butter the next day. After I put the soft butter into a quart mayonnaise jar in the refrigerator at bedtime, all I had to do was grab the jar as I ran for the school bus. In November there was no possibility of the butter getting soft on the cold bus.
Between homeroom and first period World History I presented her with a brown paper bag with a jar in it. All that day I could imagine her buttering biscuits the next morning. When I got off the bus Mama asked, “Did you get the butter with the bitter weeds?” I was humiliated. Mrs. Maxwell never mentioned the butter nor did I. How do you make bitter butter better? It is better to let bitter butter be.
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