I am a moonie, and in the past few months I had not had any decent shot of the full moon, either I didnt see it or there were clouds or commitments that prevented me from seeing it rise.
The last one I caught was this one , on my drive back from Mirleft to Marrakech last year. it was heaven, it rose right in front of me as I was driving, in a straight line.
Here in South Africa I nearly missed it. I was in Knsyna/Brenton Lake and it was cloudy.
However there was a band without clouds, it lasted a few minutes, enough for me to catch it.
And I managed to get a very interesting reflection of it too! All without tripod, impromptu completely but magical nonetheless.