Shock Your Potential


The Rock - Tacoma

The Rock – Tacoma, WA

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: OK, I realize that my posts lately have an overabundance of food. I prepare to hibernate this time of year in case I go hungry…before lunch.

I used to go to The Rock for pizza every time I was in Tacoma. The pizza is amazing, they brew great beer, the wings are fantastic, and it is near my hotel.

Now that I am grandma, however, I stay with my son. The Rock has gone by the wayside. Until last week.

Since I had a meeting in the area, I couldn’t resist going. And yes, I realize this is one giant pizza for little old me. I only ate 2 slices. I promise!

This time, however, I really got to enjoy talking with the bartender, Rhystina. Her attitude is amazing, she works at 3 different places that the owners run because they love her, and she has struggled to overcome things that would break another person.

I watched her run the entire restaurant. Her smile and laughter never faltered. She made everyone feel welcome. You would never know how much she carries on her shoulders.

I salute people like Rhystina, working hard to build a great life for their family and a great experience for me. We are the recipient of their dedication. These are the people who deserve big tips, and our thanks. And always, our praise.

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Share on email