(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.READ MORE: Brent Seabrook Ending Playing Career After 15 Years With Chicago Blackhawks
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.READ MORE: Man Falls On Red Line Platform In Rogers Park, Dies After Train Strikes His Head
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.MORE NEWS: Lincoln Park Zoo Reopens Friday
She was gingerly maneuvering through snow an ice. Monday it was just about puddle-jumping.