U.S. Postal Service gives advice for mailing this holiday season

Monday, December 15, 2008 | 1:05 p.m. CST; updated 11:23 p.m. CST, Monday, December 15, 2008

COLUMBIA — "We actually had someone call to see if they could ship tropical fish," said Cindy Bolles, customer service manager for the U.S. Postal Service locations in Columbia. "They said they would pack the tank of water in warming pads to make sure it doesn't freeze."

'Bolles answered questions about sending off packages this holiday season.