(CBS) – You can’t help but go outside and enjoy the mild temperatures. Mail carriers are especially happy since Monday was their busiest delivery day.

CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

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Valerie Dickson is rolling right along, delivering the mail.

“Weather-wise, it’s not a bad day,” she says.

With temperatures in the 50s it’s one of the warmest December most can remember.

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As she loads up her cart and wheels past lingering fall leaves, she is thankful.

“I have a scarf on but I don’t need to be wrapped up — that’s what makes it a great day,” she says.

Valerie was still moving fast the last time CBS 2 tagged along. It was almost 12 months ago with wind chills at 20 below.

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She was gingerly maneuvering through snow an ice. Monday it was just about puddle-jumping.