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I often get up very early to start working before the kids get up. Even though I'm the CEO, I have to make sure I have my own coffee in the morning. I'm too cheap to buy one of those coffee makers with a timer. So I've tried several strategies to make sure I have hot coffee very shortly after I wake up, but there's nothing like the ol' 14-year-old microwave to heat up some of yesterday's (extra-strong) brew.