Rich is a singer/songwriter who often shares his tunes during acoustic shows online. He can be found performing on Stageit.com from time to time, as well as on occasional shows in the virtual world Second Life. Rich Palmer is also a fire and life safety educator. This is a profession he has held since 1991. During this time, he has found music to be a tremendous vehicle for presenting safety education messages. The retention of messages delivered through music can be quite effective.