I try to get in the car by 6:50 AM, so I can turn on the radio to the local rock station (KISW 99.9) and listen to their "Beat Migs" trivia quiz. (The show's Producer, Steve Migs, goes out of the room and is isolated. The caller on the phone answers as many trivia questions as he can in one minute, as delivered by The Reverend En Fuego. Then Migs comes back in the room, and does the same. If the caller wins, they get tickets to a concert. Simple dopey fun.)
My schedule is entirely my own. I can work whenever I want from wherever I want. So, without some sort of routine first thing in the morning, it can be hard to get started.
Somehow, getting out to the car in time to hear this 5-minute radio bit has become A Thing I Need To Do Every Morning.
Of course, sometimes I ride the motorcycle and miss the entire thing anyway. But when I don't ride, my morning schedule is entirely focused on getting into the car by 6:50 AM.