Adding avatar to blog

Is there a way to add an avator to my blog posts?  I am using wordpress with the genesis theme.
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Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Can we define "avatar" better?  User profile pic or something else?
nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
Not sure what the official name is.  I heard you can add a small pic to go with your blog posts.
Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Okay, that's called the "Featured Image" and you should have an option to upload/use one in the post editing screen.
nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
Not sure that is right.  I am not talking about the photo associated with the post (ie talk about fruit and include a photo of an apple).  What I am talking about is that I thought when I enter a post, that next to my name (or in place of my name), I could include a small pic.
Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Trust me. I have been using WordPress since 2009 and the photo associated with the post is the Featured Image.  If you add one to a post, it gets used as the post thumbnail in various places.  One of the places it is NOT used by default is in the post have to manually add it or use a plugin or a template to insert it.

However, your user profile photo is something different.  If you want that to be a different image per post, that's a much more complicated solution.

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