I have made some progress since my last update. I was trying to catch up to my Goodreads "books read" list. Getting my Read in the Past page matched up to my GR list. I was also trying to keep that page looking OK. I haven't finished matching the lists up so that is part of the satisfaction factor. Actually the lack of satisfaction. After that it will need a few more tweaks before I am fully satisfied with it. Um OK so I stalled on this project.
In the background I was working on a few review kind of posts.
A "recent read" that is actually somewhat recent and I have a review of. A quick review posted on Goodreads shortly after I updated my profile there to reflect finishing that particular book. I probably should post it on this blog as well, but right now I am a bit lazy.
I don't remember what my main goal was when I first attempted to make this post back in mid-Feb. I let it sit till around April for a while and then tried to work on it in early May but we know hoe that didn't go.
Wow it has been a while since I've updated this post as well. Since that book that was semi-reviewed I have read five other books, but haven't "reviewed" them. I have a ton of books read in the last 3 or 4 years that I sort of want to review but haven't. I don't know if I ever will. OH well.
Good I had this post in the drafting queue. I thought I was going to have to do a quick "State of the Blog" update post. I probably should do one since the year is half over already and I am nowhere near looking like my self appointed post quota will be met for the year for two years in a row now.
OH let me count the ways my name Kirk has been misheard and spelled, of course there is Curt/Kurt, Kurk, Kirt, then there is Kart, Cark, Cork, Turk, Curck (a fave from a few months back). I've even been called by my brother's name Erik once or twice from people with faulty memories or switched brain wires or just in the know of cool Scandinavian names. Erik (haven't heard Rick) does sound kind of like Kirk and oddly I do have a brother Erik. It is weird when someone who doesn't know him or even know I have a brother calls me Erik. They probably think the other spelling Eric.
I've occasionally been called Keith, Karl, Ken, Kent, or Clark (Klark). Haven't seen those in print though. A classic from years ago from a mailing list by a bank "Kirl"? WT? All I can think is they cut and pasted my name/address from another list dropped the second "k" and moved over my middle initial "L".
Getting these alternate names printed on a receipt or as the address on an envelope is another thing. Sometimes I think about keeping the things, but I think I have already recycled or tossed most of them anyway so the collection would not be complete. It has only been the most recent ones that I have even bothered making a blog post about. I'm not even sure why I've done that.
This new one was the first time I recall getting this misspelling. I think I had heard it before, there are very few that I have not "heard". It is another instant Classic...HERK! My Gawd I"m Hercules! Wow I think I'm honored to get Hercules' nickname. Hehe.