Thanks for your replies, I was beginning to think no one would.
Here is what I have found so far... I disconnected the PCM for an hour or so, so that I could reference the number on the back to see if somehow the previous owner had it swapped for whatever reason. I am convinced that this is an electrical/issue and not a mechanical one. The Julian code indicates that it is likely original to the car so I reinstalled it. While under the hood I went ahead and removed the intake from the throttle body to check for any vac leaks or anything out of the ordinary. I decided that for sh*ts and giggles, I would drive it a few miles to see if anything changed having the MAF sensor disconnected and the throttle body open to breathe freely. Guess what... it drove so smooth. All the bucking and stuttering completely went away. Of course I got a CEL, finally, indicating that the MAF sensor has low voltage since it was disconnected, but at least I know my CEL is functioning and wasn't tampered with. So then I reinstalled the intake and plugged in the MAF sensor. I have driven it on about 4 separate occasions since putting everything back together and the car is running perfect. The CEL even went away now that the MAF sensor is recognized. This tells me that the PCM is likely to blame for the hiccups the car had before. The question is, is this going to be a long term fix, or will it happen again? I am curious if by unplugging the PCM reset it somehow. What do you guys/ladies think?