I’ve done that myself (chrisburton.me) and so have other people (allisonhou.se). I don’t find it to be an issue, really.
By the way, I think a slight edit to your current logo would work. It would probably take all of a few minutes (depending if you’re a perfectionist like I am).
Edit: It seems that Allison House has updated her site a bit to remove the placeholder text she had before.