As a mother of a 4 1/2  year-old words seem to fall short in light of the news this week. This hits too close to home as a parent, a mother, a Portlander, a human being…  so instead I’ll hug. Tight. Her and all of you.   (((HUG))) Let’s pass this along. Let’s hold this space in the light of the little ones, in love for the families. There’s been a lot of talk about gun control, about mental healthcare issues, about the need to not politicize this, about the undercurrent of evil that fuels such actions, and the disbelief that such a thing could happen in our schools, in our malls, in our communities, or in us. We live in a cruel and beautiful…